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Old 07-20-14, 11:32 AM   #1
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A new "cheap" option for those wanting a 650b bike!

I just saw this one today. Straggler 650b | Bikes | Surly Bikes

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I saw that, I wonder if road 650b tires might not leave it a little close to the ground
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These may not be drop-bar bicycles but they're cheaper 650b:
Nashbar 650b Single-Speed
http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product...97_-1___204686

Nashbar Bee's Knees Single-Speed 650B/27.5" Mountain Bike
http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product...82_-1___204686

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I saw that, I wonder if road 650b tires might not leave it a little close to the ground
The 650C is 13mm smaller than the 650b.

http://sheldonbrown.com/tire-sizing.html

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