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    fishologist cohophysh's Avatar
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    rear triangle width

    what is a typical width between the drop outs of a MTB?
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    135mm
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    135 mm

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    135mm since at least 1990 or so. Some 1980s MTBs might be found with narrower dropouts but they are not going to be common. Talking name brand LBS quality here as I know nothing about department store crapbikes.
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