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    Opinions on various wheel sizes in the DH World Championships at PMB?

    What do you guys/gals think about the various wheel sizes being run at PMB? Should there be a standard or should riders be free to pick what wheel they think is the best option for the track. Curious to see what everyone thinks.

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    Should be able to choose whatever they want! If 650b or 29ers turn out to be an advantage why would we want to hold back the sport by preventing their use?
    If people had said to start with that more than Xmm of suspension wasn't allowed as it was an unfair advantage to some riders, imagine where we'd be now...
    I say stop worrying about which wheel size is the best and let the pros decide which they prefer!
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    I noticed Nick Beer's speed trap reading was a good 1km/h or so above all others, and the only one above 50km/h. Don't know if that was 650B wheels, rider, or both. Would've been interesting to see what Smith & Ropelato were capable of if they'd made it past the first corner.

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