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Old 08-16-06, 10:32 PM   #1
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hybrid to 29er conversion?

hay guys,

I recently acquired a 700c hybrid frame and noticed that it has gigantic tire clearance. If I removed the kickstand and filed the front brake booster bridge a bit I'm almost completely sure that I could fit some 2" tires.

My question is if anyone has done anything like this before, and if so, how did it come out? I don't expect or require much performance; going across some rocky trails on giant wheels at a moderate pace would be sufficiently cool.
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Old 08-17-06, 03:48 AM   #2
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Do you really need giant knobbly tyres for that. Ive ridden rocky mountain trails with luggage on 32mm tyres. Get out and try it with your std rubber.
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Old 08-17-06, 01:08 PM   #3
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Well yeah, I can go across whatever I want on my road bike, if I want to. The constant shock/vibration and lack of sufficient traction make it less than amusing for more than a little while though.
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