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Originally Posted by RamAlaRag View Post
I think 40mm tires will be tough to fit with fenders, but I think 32 is definitely possible... If I wasn't going C&V my plan was to build up a Soma Wolverine.

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Yep, if you have any specific questions, let me know. We did from the Airport to Reykjavik, around the Golden Circle and a bit into the highlands, then back to Reykjavik over a week. Also took a car as far as Jokulsarlon last time. I did the entire ring road in a car in 2008.

With 32mm tires, I'd suggest sticking to paved roads unless it is a well used dirt road. Normally I wouldn't be so timid, but the dirt roads can go to crap in an instant there, we had to turn back a couple times on 50mm tires.

Another tip: 10%+ grades aren't uncommon there. Make sure you have GOOD brakes. Not vintage, GOOD MODERN brakes that work in the wet. I hit 47MPH loaded up on a gravel downhill
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