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    Wheel decision help

    I just bought a 2017 SC Bronson CC. I am wanting to put a set of carbon wheels on this bike. I ride technical trails with plenty of rocks and rough terrain. I plan to run my Continental Baron 2.4's, but have also been encouraged to try a 2.5/2.6 up front at least. I weigh 170 lbs...if it makes a difference.

    I am looking at the ENVE M60 and M70's,(would upgrade the 36T to the 54T on the 240s) the left overs from last year since they are 40/45% off, it is enticing. I was also guided towards the SC Reserve 30 (would most likely go I9 hubs) wheels as well. I think I am fading out the M60 idea due to the narrower width. I have always wanted a set of ENVE's so I feel that now is the time to get my "fix". Any help would be appreciated, originally posted this in the 27.5 forum...should have posted here.

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    You pay a premium for Envy's even at the discounted price. I would be inclined towards the Reserves with their excellent warranty, or the Ibis 742 wheels.
    Riding slowly since 1977.

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    Thanks for the reply

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    I have Ibis 742 with Hadley hubs for my Bronson. Tires are minion DHF 2.6 front and Rekon 2.6 rear. I rode this combo once and it feels great for me as Iím not a aggressive rider but enjoy downhill more. If you are planning for a 2.6 wide front tire, the i35 gives it a better tire profile and does not create a balloon like profile. Rear of the Bronson will not fit a 2.6 DHF or dhr2 tire width, only the Rekon 2.6 fit. All these tires measure 2.6 to 2.63Ē wide on the i35 rims.
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    ckspeed- any chance you can post a pic or pics of what your setup looks like? Or PM me pics of it?

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    Iím not home right now but I can post pics here later tonight.
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    Wheel decision help-3590f8f7-58d4-484a-9704-42c7af13442e.jpgWheel decision help-8e831195-9959-4f1b-a2c1-0af9116cd640.jpgWheel decision help-36e5f62d-5307-47d5-bdf2-655b4e66c02a.jpgWheel decision help-fe74aed6-8748-4a28-95f8-3ab4c0af1a02.jpgWheel decision help-38e0e3e2-30ea-463a-b5dc-a09a89739183.jpgWheel decision help-48337169-a422-4ae5-b912-159d911e9282.jpgWheel decision help-1754ccee-88eb-428a-8cfe-6e7e4745ca08.jpgWheel decision help-e739a861-fbae-4f7f-a2fc-a88f8f336f78.jpgWheel decision help-d05d05e9-b4f0-42be-ab9f-436973f64433.jpg

    Here you go. Phone flash is not so good.
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    '17 SC Bronson CC

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    Thanks so much for all the pics, really appreciate you taking the time to do that! Your bike and wheels look great! Something else to consider in my decision process.

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    No problem. Thanks
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