Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Wheel Size
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06-07-09, 11:58 PM
Is there such a wheel that is as thin as a 700c, but has a larger diameter? The fixie I am building has quite a large chain stay, and appears to me that I could fit a 750c wheel in the back if there is such a thing. I know there is 650c and 700c, but I do not know if there is anything larger than a 700c. Thanks!
P.S. Here are a few pictures of my build :thumb: :
06-08-09, 12:00 AM
What's wrong of a wider (and taller tire) if you want that 'no clearance' track look
06-08-09, 12:34 AM
the only thing larger than a 700 is a 27"... but not a ton of options there. Plus, you may not be running your wheel all the way back in the dropouts (as pictured). once you throw a tire on there and a chain, things might change a good bit.
06-08-09, 12:37 AM
Plus, you may not be running your wheel all the way back in the dropouts (as pictured).
So that is a big "no-no" I am guessing? Why is that? Where can I get a pair of those things that keep the wheel from going too far back? What are they called? Thanks.
06-08-09, 12:41 AM
that is all
06-08-09, 01:04 AM
that frame was built with 27" wheels in mind.
you're putting 700c wheels on and complaining about the abundance of clearance..? well duh.
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