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Old 06-05-18, 03:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Abu Mahendra View Post
How big/wide a 406 tire can you run on a 406-wheel Birdy MkIII? Will a 42-406 tire fit?
To be honest...I don't know.
But you can always check with Pacific.
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Old 06-05-18, 11:57 AM
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This thread shows a 406 Kojak is probably the biggest tire that can comfortably clear the front fork of a gen3 frame.
http://www.thaimtb.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1670059
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Originally Posted by ttakata73 View Post
This thread shows a 406 Kojak is probably the biggest tire that can comfortably clear the front fork of a gen3 frame.
http://www.thaimtb.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1670059
Thanks. I contacted Pacific Cycles to ask, and well, they were useless and evasive in answering the question. Kojak is 35-406 so 35mm, it seems. Too small for my taste. Oh well...
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I thought 20"/406 is rather De Facto Standard for Birdy mods ... even with carbon wheels.


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I thought 20"/406 is rather De Facto Standard for Birdy mods ... even with carbon wheels.


notice how close 28-406 Duranos come to the fork. But this is a Mk II, no?

i visited Jesler while in Taipei.
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Originally Posted by Abu Mahendra View Post
notice how close 28-406 Duranos come to the fork. But this is a Mk II, no?

i visited Jesler while in Taipei.
Yes, Jesler is good with Brompton and Birdy mod and they have 3 shops in Taipei area. Here is a MK III with 20 inch wheels

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Originally Posted by bike.gang.uk View Post
Yes, Jesler is good with Brompton and Birdy mod and they have 3 shops in Taipei area. Here is a MK III with 20 inch wheels

For the price of Birdy Mk III and 406 conversion, one might as well go for a Reach...
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