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  1. #1
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    Budget AM Wheelset: Crossride vs. Rhyno Lite

    I'm trying to decide on a budget wheelset for my all mountain hardtail. I think I've narrowed it down to these two choices. My concerns are that the crossrides may be a little narrow at 19mm and weak, but the rhyno lites are a bit heavy. Anyone with any input or experience with either wheel. Thanks in advance for any help!

    Wheelsets in question:

    Mavic Crossride Wheelset 2012 at Price Point

    Shimano XT Disc/Rhyno Lite Wheelset > Components > Wheel Goods > Mountain Bike Wheels | Jenson USA Online Bike Shop
    Last edited by ncologerojr; 09-13-2012 at 05:40 AM.

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    From my experience, it can be real difficult to mount certain tires onto Rhyno Lite rims.

    Rhyno Lite XLs seem to be easier.

  3. #3
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    Fulcrum wheelsets are way better and lighter than Crossrides. In the manual, it states that its rated for XC/AM too.

    Fulcrum is the MTB sister company of Campagnolo I was told.

  4. #4
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    I recently built my son a pair of 24" wheels with Rhyno Lite rims and Shimano Deore hubs... They weigh ten tons.
    I like turtles

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