Just a heads up -- Check your nipples


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Was changing tires today and notice there was dirt pack in around the spoke nipples under the band. Most likely came in around the gap in the rims at the nipples. Could be a problem in keeping the spokes torque. Some of the spokes were sticking out of the nipples (long) could cause a flat. Check them when changing your tires.
I put a Warp9 rear wheel on my KTM 250 SX two years ago and have had issues with both the spokes getting too loose and the threaded ends protruding past the inside of the nipples after tightening...
 

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