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    black flag comp verses 2013 Trek Marlin's AT-650 wheels

    Hey All,
    Can anyone tell me, is the Sun Ringle Black Flag Comp wheelset a worthy upgrade over the 2013 trek marlin wheelset (at-650)?

    I can't seem to find any information about the bontrager at-650 wheels.

    Thanks,
    Shyam

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    It's really tough sometimes to find good info. about stock type rims. They are usually only used as stock type and quite frankly aren't very good.

    That being said, what is it you aren't liking about your current wheels?

    Most say that a decent wheelset is the best upgrade however if you are riding a 2013 bike I don't see quite why you would already upgrade the wheels. Ride it for a little.

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    Thanks for the info atl-biker! It's a long story, but I started looking at upgrading the fork on it and found that my options are limited if I stick with my current wheel set. So I thought I would look into upgrading the wheel set first in order to leave my options open for the fork (black flags support at/15mm and 20mm). Anyhow I think I'm just going to wait To replace either the fork or the wheels . I have been riding this bike since last sept and all through the winter so i'm fairly confident that I don't like the fork much....indifferent on the wheels aside for knowing that they are heavy

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    any update on the updates on your marlin?

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    Funny you mention it....I just picked up these: Custom Wheelset - Stan's Arch EX 29 Rim with Cartridge Bearing Hub -

    Stan's ArchEx for $400!

    Waiting on them to ship.

    I'm totally rebuilding the marlin with components I want...now that I know what i want

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    ok

    That's great. I also have the 2013 marlin and I just placed my fork to a xc32 solo air in G2. I'm looking to go tubeless as well but I'm not sure if I want to go ghetto on that on the at650 rims that are stock.

    I have been riding this bike stock for more than a year already and I want to reward myself 😉 I also got BB7's which just arrived.

    What are you changing in yours? what kind of riding do you do?

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    Last edited by johnj2803; 08-14-2014 at 10:40 AM.

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