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Old 11-27-2012, 10:18 AM   #3803
RichBMW
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Originally Posted by EJ_92606 View Post
And the Stelvio licenses the spoked wheel patent from BMW, so the construction is similar. Another factor to consider aside from rotating mass is stiffness...the spoked wheels are stronger offroad because they have some flex...which I would think would be a negative for paved twisties.
Another good point. I've never noticed any handling issues on my current GS, and that has spokes, so am sure I'll never ride to the bikes limits. As long as they are priced similar to the current spoked wheels, and the bike is priced sensibly, I'll go cross spoke, otherwise my decision will be made for me.
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