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Old 06-08-22, 06:31 AM
Doesn't brain good.
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People have been doing this with 650b conversions from 700c for years & years. I once did a 26 inch (559x2.3) from 700c on 2013 CX bike. The axle to crown measurement on the new (used) fork had to be 2cm taller to keep the BB within 5mm of OEM specs. Which incidentally was exactly the same as the OEM bike (700x32) when equipped with 700x23 tires.

Yep. Rake, trail, even stand over height worked out the exact same as OEM as well even with the head tube slackened 1 degree & flop being greater by 1mm.

Longer reach brakes suck more than shorter reach. But they are better than none. Definitely better than no bike at all.

If it works, roll with it.
My lights are obscenely bright because drivers are dim.

I shouldn't have to "make myself more visible;" Drivers should just stop running people over.
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