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Old 10-31-17, 07:57 AM
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Originally Posted by ATPAH View Post
The tendency to pedal strike also depends on the suspension. A Tall Boy with a 330mm BB height and 110mm travel is different from a FSR 6 Fattie with 135mm travel and 330mm BB height and a well deserved reputation for pedal strikes. The FSR sits lower in it's travel by 1-1.5cm compared to the lower travel VPP design of the Tall Boy. They both suffer from the additional sad of plus tires, but the Tall Boy is not out-of-bounds for most types of riding.

Yeah, I'm no hard core DH-er who's taking massive hits and really pushing my travel to the limit. And I think be looking at the 29'er, not the 27.5+. I'm riding one tomorrow.

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