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    wheel question

    i am converting an older nishiki that had 27 x 1/4 wheels on it. do you all see any problem with getting some new 700c wheels for it? thanks!

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    no but your brakes may not reach.

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    Just brake reach. 700c is slightly smaller. Like 4mm in radius.

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    it will lower your bottom bracket about 4mm and if you have brakes your brake pads with need to move down about 4mm to accomodate.

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    excellent i assumed that would be only problem. thanks!

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