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    Rim recommendations for all-day-disc..


    I currently run MavicF219's(570g) and dig the stability going down, but would rather not lug around the extra weight. I am also no at all interested in the super lighty's for obvious reasons....anybody have good experience with disc only rims in the 450-500 gram zone? I like the 28mm width, but understand compromise. All answers appreciated, I dig hearing from experienced minds....

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    I love the Mavic F519's. I have done everything on them from 5 hour epic XC to urban and downhill. They are very tough and if built by a good wheelbuilder should be able to take almost anything you can throw at them. I weighed mine and they were 460g. As a bonus they are on closeout at a bunch of places because they are being retired by mavic for the new XM321's which are haevier.

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    Jed Peters
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    The X819 (3.1 UST) work very well run tubeless with WTB std. tires for all day use. I'm a big boy and ride these rims on some really tech terrain.

    317s (now 717) are strong as hell too, just get a good wheelbuilder.

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