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Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Rock Springs, WY
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I've run 26" up front, 700c in back. Makes HTA and STA steeper and BB lower.
How well it works will depend on how steep your bike's stock angles are and how much steeper you like them.
If you're good with Trig you can calculate what the new angles will be on paper.
EDIT: Oh, yeah, I have Mega long reach calipers to run 26 on that bike. You'll need so slide your brake pads down about 25mm to reach your new rims. Probably gonna have to shop for long reach brake if you really wanna do this.
I should also add you can run a fatter tire on the front to minimize the steepening and BB lowering effects. Seems like a silly way of going about things unless you get a 650c wheel for free, however.
Last edited by LesterOfPuppets; 12-03-11 at 07:15 PM.