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Old 01-02-20, 12:21 PM
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Originally Posted by pdlamb View Post
Rhyno Lite are more rhino than lite. It probably would take running into a large rock at high speed to taco a well-built wheel with one, regardless of the load.

OTOH, while a 60/40 front/rear load ratio may be optimal for the wheels, your bike will steer like a tank with that weight distribution.
Not that I've found. The front isn't light by any means but it's not unresponsive. I regularly do fast downhills with this kind of load and have never had problems negotiating tight turns. It's better than the "tail wagging of the dog" I've experienced in the past due to having too much weight on the rear.
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