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28" rims and indexed shifting on a tourer?
I'm looking at a used tourer with 28" rims and have no idea of what the pros and cons would be to such and animal. The bike, also has indexed shifting- I was really looking for bar ends. So, what are some thoughts on these two issues. p.s. The bike looks to be a beauty otherwise.
I have 700c wheels on my tourer and no problems. I run 35mm wide tires and they work great when loaded. If you have STI's you can always put them on Ebay and make enough money to buy a set of bar ends and brake levers and cables to redo your setup.