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I ordered spoke covers off of Amazon for $10 I’ve been hearing thing that they are bad for your spokes?

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Just now, Joseph R said:

Could I keep a close eye on them and take them off and clean and the spokes ? Would I be able to keep them on if I do that 

Sure, but seriously they are pretty pointless. If they make you happy, well OK. Akin to a playing card clothes pinned to a bicycle.

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2 minutes ago, Joseph R said:

Could I keep a close eye on them and take them off and clean and the spokes ? Would I be able to keep them on if I do that 

The average weekend rider won't notice the extra un-sprung weight.

Take the time to keep them free of dirt and moisture.

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1 hour ago, William1 said:

The issues with spoke skins are they trap water and dirt, causing deterioration of the spoke. They add weight (unsprung at that) and the trapped dirt adds more weight.

Spend your money on air filters, oil changes and chains. Maintain the suspension.

Could I keep a close eye on them and take them off and clean and the spokes ? Would I be able to keep them on if I do that 

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13 minutes ago, WALKINGWOUNDED said:

The average weekend rider won't notice the extra un-sprung weight.

Take the time to keep them free of dirt and moisture.

If I watch them and keep the dirt and moisture out of them and clean them would my spokes be alright 

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5 minutes ago, DEATH_INC. said:

I have a question about these things too, how do you guys get them past where the spokes cross over?

I have already put them on my front tire what I did was u haft to tell it easy and apply pressure and then mine slid right underneath each other

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A word of caution, people will seriously question your masculinity if you use spoke straws. :D

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11 minutes ago, BOAB said:

A word of caution, people will seriously question your masculinity if you use spoke straws. :D

Exactly right, I thought they came onto the market for girls to add bling to their bikes...Lol

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4 minutes ago, GreatWhiteFire said:

They're fine, if you like how they look that's all that matters. 

And convenient when u need to do a line in the bush...

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29 minutes ago, BOAB said:

A word of caution, people will seriously question your masculinity if you use spoke straws. :D

Btw I’m not really riding with people I just kinda Cruise and trail ride 

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48 minutes ago, BOAB said:

A word of caution, people will seriously question your masculinity if you use spoke straws. :D

I got some for the 125, people will do that anyway, because it's a 125. I was considering not fitting them, but due to the responses here, I definitely am now. huhuhu.gif.366e0135e99fd56cf287c58f7ead562c.gif

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19 minutes ago, Joseph R said:

Btw I’m not really riding with people I just kinda Cruise and trail ride 

But, what happens if someone sees you...accidentally of course. :thinking:

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2 minutes ago, DEATH_INC. said:

I got some for the 125, people will do that anyway, because it's a 125. I was considering not fitting them, but due to the responses here, I definitely am now. huhuhu.gif.366e0135e99fd56cf287c58f7ead562c.gif

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