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  1. #1
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    Eternal question: Arch ex or flow ex???

    Weigh 195-200lbs. Transition transam 29er, I can either get the Hope hoops ARCH EX, or Hope Hopes Flow EX (straight pull rear, regular front) for the same price.

    I "enjoy" pedaling up just as much as going down. I do the majority of my riding in Mammoth, Tahoe and Vegas.

    I run the widest tires I can get my hands on as well, currently ardent front purgatory rear (2.4 and 2.3 respectively).

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    I think you just answered your own question. Seems like everything you have mentioned is pointing towards the Flow EXs....

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    Just ordered the flows, but with front & rear straight pull.

    Should put my bike at 29.6 lbs. Guess I'm not a weight weenie anymore...

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