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Old July 21st, 2019, 02:53 AM   #22
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I think this video is proof that 110 wheels are still alive in the marathon scene. Yes, the overwhelming majority of the skaters are on 125. But, I counted at least two skaters with 110s in the top 10? If you look at the 1:00 mark, there is a guy leading the pack on 110s. Again, 110s are definitely not as popular, but I'm convinced that they are not completely inferior, even at the highest level of racing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2H21Ct8M2Nk
If anything, I feel that 125's are inferior on rough pavement. They don't have the ability to bridge across small cracks in the road which results is a much rougher ride and lost momentum.
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