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    recycled pink bike article on why I run wide rims

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    47mm wide rims, 2.5 tyres, fast!
    Why would I care about 150g of bike weight, I just ate 400g of cookies while reading this?

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    Love how Cunningham repeatedly referred to rim width as "diameter".

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    No doubt the guy is a bit of a 'tard.

    I think someone else gave him some info he could not understand, so he just posted it in an article.

    However he agrees with me, so I like the article.
    Why would I care about 150g of bike weight, I just ate 400g of cookies while reading this?

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    its kinda weird how in the begining he says a 21mm id hoop is narrow and later goes on to say how it gives a 2.3 a nice shape. good read though, my next wheels will probably be wtb i23s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by craigsj View Post
    Love how Cunningham repeatedly referred to rim width as "diameter".
    I dont see "diameter" ever used in the artical.
    You arn't confusing ID (inside diminsion) and OD (outside diminsion) are you?
    This is a standard abreviation in my line of work.

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    23mm pfth... 35mm baby

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    Quote Originally Posted by Endomaniac View Post
    I dont see "diameter" ever used in the artical.
    Who says they don't edit their work! The article had multiple uses of the word "diameter" removed. Yes, ID and OD referred to diameter then.

    I think the history of the Bontrager rim is an important point. How we got to what we have today is often by chance when people like to assume it's because it's been shown to work best. No greater example of that than the 26" wheel. Someone should tell RC that.

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