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Old 10-06-21, 05:09 PM
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Btw, has anyone converted their Swift to an e-bike?

I'm thinking of converting mine.

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Old 10-09-21, 01:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Schwinnsta View Post
I run BAs 2.0 on mine with Surly Monkey nuts V2 to space drop out on rear.
Originally Posted by seat_boy View Post
I have Tioga PowerBlock 1.9s on mine, and to get the rear tire to fit, not only did I have to slide the wheel all the way back in the dropouts, but I also had to put in a longer bottom bracket spindle to prevent the chain from rubbing on the tire in the lowest gear.
I’m probably going to try a Tioga as a rear since I already threw my spare 2.00 Big Apple on the front. Looks like the front could almost fit a 2.15. Did not like the feel of the Maxxis Hookworm that the bike came with. I also realized the front rim was completely ground down and bulged out on one side, so I put on a cheap bolt-on alloy wheel for now!

I wish there was a cushy 406 “balloon“ tire significantly lighter than the BA. I’ve found some interesting leads on other threads but in 2021 many of them are out of date or discontinued.
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Old 10-09-21, 02:34 PM
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Originally Posted by scrambeagle View Post
I wish there was a cushy 406 “balloon“ tire significantly lighter than the BA. I’ve found some interesting leads on other threads but in 2021 many of them are out of date or discontinued.
I think Primo Comets may come in large widths. I need the protection that BAs offer, so for me they are good compromise.
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