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Old 02-06-10, 02:56 PM
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Originally Posted by lverhagen View Post
These are great looking bikes! However, I am wondering what it would take to convert an old steel rigid mtb frame to 650b. I have been unable to find much advice here or elsewhere on the internet. My plan is to build a bike similar to porteurs of old with fenders and the whole lot. Any help is appreciated!

I've been wondering the same thing. I see that Paul Components makes an expensive linear pull brake which can be adjusted for various rim diameters from 559mm to 622. Has anyone done this? And can you fit fenders if you do?
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