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    big shoes on a 517?

    I have ridden smoke/dart 2.1s for about... ahh since 92'. I have mavic 517 rims. has anyone had good luck on these rims with wider rubber in the 2.4 or greater range? Lookin' at some WTBs. Thanks ahead for any comments.

    Fuzz

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    I have set of wheels built up with Paul hubs and 517s. I have been running a Conti Gravity 2.3 on the back and was running a Conti Diesel 2.5 up front. The Diesel was a pretty tight fit on my Vicious Cycles fork, so I recently switched to a WTB 2.4 MotoRaptor. I have never had any problems.

    Brian

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    Thanks I think I am going to try something wider to float the sand I have around here.

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