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    Re: TEX XC
    Reply #20 on: Sep 06, 2012, 05.53 pm
    Sep 06, 2012, 05.53 pm
    The big problem with those wheels is that there are two inner flanges for the spokes. So in between the two is a massive channel for crap to collect in and making it a nightmare to clean :(
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    Re: TEX XC
    Reply #21 on: Sep 12, 2012, 09.40 am
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    You mean you'd take that beast off road? Too heavy. Look how many times Ewan and Charlie dropped their beemers. Maybe it's just me, but all of these bikes and that includes my 800 are imho, too heavy for real off road work. I'd use a 400 or 650 at most. The Dora XC looks nice but it's place is on the road where it belongs
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    Reply #22 on: Sep 12, 2012, 11.02 am
    Sep 12, 2012, 11.02 am
    Even more of an issue on the road - grit and road salt collecting in between the flanges and corroding those nice shiny wheels :(
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