Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Clev Oh
Bikes: Specialized, Schwinn
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Originally Posted by garage sale GT
The MTB 26" size is different from the utility bike 26" size. MTB wheel rims will be 15mm further away from the brakes.
Try the C&V forum. I've seen descriptions of various conversions on there.
With Tektro long reach brakes that shouldn't be a problem. I've got some freewheel wheelsets spaced at 126mm with a solid axle that should fit the dropouts.
All I'm looking for is some feedback on the bike itself. Schwinn made a ton of these bikes along with the Breeze in the Sixties. It's hard to believe someone hasn't modded one.
Last edited by cs1; 07-29-11 at 03:27 AM.