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Ride Engine Harness Hex vs Elite

Postby qbanboy14 » Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:13 pm

What's the difference besides carbon fiber marketing?

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Re: Ride Engine Harness Hex vs Elite

Postby Bushflyr » Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:27 pm

Supposedly slightly lighter and stiffer. My friend broke 2 hex-cores before dumping the RE all together. I've been on my Carbon for a couple years now and love it, no issues. Only 1 data point, so TIFWIW.

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Re: Ride Engine Harness Hex vs Elite

Postby maffhieu » Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:52 am

I broke my 2016 HexCore too ... but got it replaced for free ;)
I've been riding a 2017 Carbon RE for a year now and love it

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Re: Ride Engine Harness Hex vs Elite

Postby K-Roy » Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:42 am

our experience shows that if you use your Hexcore harness hard it can crack where the webbing is attached to the fiber glass. My Son broke two Hex before we got him the Elite.
I had the Elite for two years and its still going strong, I really like it!

ps: my local RE dealer replaced it, no issues.

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Re: Ride Engine Harness Hex vs Elite

Postby clint2070 » Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:54 am

I have the Elite and the original hand made RE. I use the Elite as a backup so I haven't used it that much but I don't see how It could have issues. For the $139 price with spreader bar on the RE website there really isn't any reason to buy the hex core

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