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Old 08-20-13, 10:55 PM   #1
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Just For Fun - Tires/Wheels vs. Weight Concern!

From the looks of this I've been putting far too much thought and research into tires/wheels vs. weight concerns!

FYI - Don't play Jenga with this gentleman!
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Old 08-21-13, 02:25 AM   #2
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I don't know, but from the looks of the rear tire he is risking a pinch flat or a kinked rim.
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Old 08-21-13, 08:04 AM   #3
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He might want to have those spokes tensioned

Sad thing is that's probably still less weight than my bike has to carry
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