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Anyone got any MTB wheel thoughts (components x-post)(4 posts)

Anyone got any MTB wheel thoughts (components x-post)Eager Beagle
Oct 14, 2002 7:49 AM
Yeah I know this is the rbf, but it's good to have some views from more or less the same prospective.

I am looking for some strong and fairly light wheels for my XC (non disc). Anyone have any favourites?

The Mavic X-rides sort of seem to be the "K's of the MTB world" - anyone got any? Any other views?
re: Bontrager ASYM Mustangsjrm
Oct 14, 2002 10:43 AM
32H, laced 3x ,14/15dt spokes. From one dirthead to another..
Cane Creek Cronosweiwentg
Oct 14, 2002 4:51 PM
very biased opinion as I've got CCs on 3 bikes. they would fit the strong and light requirements. downside: proprietary parts. it's your call.
Oct 15, 2002 4:09 PM
I've got a set of Shimano M535s, (the cheaper non disc model) and they are excellent. I bought a whole heap of spare spokes, being the sceptic that I was - but in a year of serious trail bashing I've only had to do a couple of minor retensions. I've heard of some troubles with the disc models, maybe because of the torsional forces associated with the disc brake, but the V brake models have proven themselves to me. And they are so cheap for what they are.