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Old 04-23-14, 12:27 AM
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I did this with my jamis dragon. In my case the frame was meant for 80-100mm of travel and going with the bigger wheel worked similar to a suspension fork. Like others have said it's all a matter of geometry.

Here is a picture of my dragon with a surly cross fork. I ran it as a pit bike for cyclocross and generally played around on it and it handled fine.
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