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On 3/2/2015 at 8:37 PM, smalley250 said:

X Light very prone to splitting as did my mates then mine, now we are both on X11. I think its not worth the risk on rocks for sake of a few grams unless you are an Expert. I[...]

That makes sense. In Zelhem (Nederland GP) most of the top riders had the X11 mounted.

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On 3/2/2015 at 6:29 PM, baldilocks said:

I think the x light is only a couple of hundred grams less, its not much

same weight or very close

 

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On 3/2/2015 at 7:37 PM, smalley250 said:

X Light very prone to splitting as did my mates then mine, now we are both on X11. I think its not worth the risk on rocks for sake of a few grams unless you are an Expert. I could not tell if one was better as i think its mainly about the nobble edge and tyre pressure.

IRC was the best tyre for me but as said no good on newer rims shame. Worst tyre VEE rubber entered Scott on one hard work came to mind.

ive never split an x light so much i couldnt turd it

 

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What year did the rims change on the gassers? I have just bought a 2011for playing about on and need a rear tyre dont want to get a irc if they not seal, i looked at a mitas but after reading on here i probably not bother

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