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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 04-14-14, 06:17 AM   #1
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Tire size question

In the world of the rigid SS bike is a bigger tire always better I need to up grade into new rubber and want to go large. I am getting beat up by the dry rotted 2.0's I have now. What is a preferred size and whats cheap?
I tried riding with a guy sporting 27.5 wheels & full suspension on a Santa Cruz and was beating like a sick dog. As much fun as my SS is when you ride in the great NWNJ area rocks and roots rule the day, nothing beats FS.
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