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Old 05-09-18, 03:20 PM
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Originally Posted by birru View Post
I myself am very curious to see how my Renegade would ride with some light carbon wheels and 28c tires.
I do that (two wheelsets). My road wheelset saves about 600g off the gravel tire/wheelset (brings my bike down to the 16lb range). In my case, the cruising speed is probably similar as would a long gravel ride. But for out of the saddle acceleration and for climbing its a nice change. It increases my range a little too.

28mm tires reduces the trail slightly making the bike more agile, and of course the steering is much more precise with 28mm tires.
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