rear dx32 on front?

Discussion in 'Observed Trials Discussion' started by uownme, Feb 23, 2004.

  1. uownme

    uownme get high and eat her

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    Would this just be complete overkill? Just wondering since I have a left over drilled 32 hole dx32 laying around.
     
  2. Bloodhound

    Bloodhound Steffen L.T.

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    Not overkill, thats what I want.
    Go for it!
     

  3. BrettM

    BrettM New Member

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    I run a 46 mm wide rim on the front. Not a big deal. I love it.
     
  4. Elan

    Elan steve french

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    i run a DX32 on the front..best investment...impossible to pinch, just like the rear, plus its super stable. and i seriously doubt you will notice any weight gain...if there is any.
     
  5. WhiteRavenKS

    WhiteRavenKS Well-Known Member

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    not overkill. drill it. lace it. enjoy.

    i ran a dx-32 up front for almost all of last season with absolutely no complaints at all. the weight is nothing you wont notice after a ride or two. i am now on a tioga dh rim but the dx-32 is great. go for it.
     
  6. Elan

    Elan steve french

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    why is the tioga better? other than the fact that it costs 2X as much.

    just wondering.?
     
  7. Allmjm

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    its 590g with no drilling and a welded seam. So probably just weight.
     
  8. uownme

    uownme get high and eat her

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    I already gave up trying to save weight when the bike was built up...
     
  9. Elan

    Elan steve french

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  10. Chris

    Chris Well-Known Member

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    what about the 39mm tryall front rim? does anyone ride it? and what's the weight?
     
  11. Elan

    Elan steve french

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    patrick used to ride it..weight is on tryallamerica.com
     
  12. Chris

    Chris Well-Known Member

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    no, there's only the 32mm version
     
  13. Elan

    Elan steve french

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    oh yea. it look like a glorified rhynolite XL with holes to me.
     
  14. Patrick

    Patrick New Member

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    haha.. yes, "used to ride it"
     
  15. WhiteRavenKS

    WhiteRavenKS Well-Known Member

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    the tioga dh is one of the nicest rims you can buy. its double eyeletted and has a welded seam. its a nicer material than the alex rims too. its just better overall- hence twice the price. some people wouldnt notice.. they should save money and go for dx-32. im a huge fan of the tioga dh rim. some people dont like them because they lack the opposable thumbs it takes to get a tire off of it- god knows why...
     
  16. Chris

    Chris Well-Known Member

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    I also thought about the tioga rim.. but I think it's not worth the extra money, as it's only 3mm wider than a tryall 32mm from rim, which is less than half the price. And it's lighter. Would be interesting to know the weight of a drilled tioga rim.

    I'm also thinking about a completely drilled DX32 rim. Undrilled it's about 800?

    By the way, do you drill your tioga Kevin?
     
  17. AndyT

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    dx 32 - 678g undrilled. Drilling normally is around 100g, you can save aroudn 50 more if you are reallllly gay.


    Yes he did drill his tioga (and mine :p ) 7/8"
     
  18. BrettM

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    I think the tioga is a bit more prone to dents than a DX32, but as a front rim you should be more or less in the clear. Trying to get tires on and off this rim just isn't fun.

    An eyeletted 36 hole DX32 on my scales is around 760 grams. Drilling will save 100 or so grams. No eyelets was around 720 grams I believe.

    You can't go wrong with the DX32. Very cheap so they are fairly disposable. Be quite the task to ruin one on the front tho.
     
  19. Justin.L

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    korba had a tioga in the front with inch holes and folded it while doin a little drop to tranny.
     
  20. AndyT

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    But you told me korba is a big gay fag , so that doesn't matter eh?