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Lonely 26 in a 29 world?

Old 04-21-24, 03:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Kapusta

What finally made me switch was not the wheel size. It was the modern geometry.
Same here. My last 26 mtb was a 2004 Ventana, which I rode up until 2015. Like the Turner, it was an iconic bike of the time, but my current 29 Canyon is much better in every regard, especially geometry.
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Old 04-21-24, 06:58 PM
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26 ain't dead. I can't afford these new bikes that are priced more than used cars. All my mtb's are still 26!
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Purchased some spare 26 inch rims for my 26inch rimmed MTBs



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Old 04-23-24, 01:46 PM
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Originally Posted by 2cam16
26 ain't dead. I can't afford these new bikes that are priced more than used cars. All my mtb's are still 26!
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great bike collectionI have riden 27.5 and 29 MTBs but I haven't found the nervosity and the sensations I have on my 26 inch rimmed MTBs ​​​​​​. Last time on my local trail I was faster than ​anyone with 29 inch or 27inch rimmed MTBs also I don't do disk brakes. I also ride large frames from 19 to 21 inches. I am thinking about adding a Specialized Stump Jumper frame in a big size since the Trek 8000 in ZR9000 isn't available in large sizes and the SLR 6500 and 6700, I already have two big sized bikes but I don't have anymore room or again another MTB .
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Originally Posted by georges1
great bike collectionI have riden 27.5 and 29 MTBs but I haven't found the nervosity and the sensations I have on my 26 inch rimmed MTBs ​​​​​​. Last time on my local trail I was faster than ​anyone with 29 inch or 27inch rimmed MTBs also I don't do disk brakes. I also ride large frames from 19 to 21 inches. I am thinking about adding a Specialized Stump Jumper frame in a big size since the Trek 8000 in ZR9000 isn't available in large sizes and the SLR 6500 and 6700, I already have two big sized bikes but I don't have anymore room or again another MTB .
Thanks Georges! Looking forward to your next additions!
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Originally Posted by 2cam16
Thanks Georges! Looking forward to your next additions!
The two next and last MTB projects that will be finalized will be a Trek Fuel 100 in ZR9000 and a Garry Fisher Hookoo Ekoo. I will buy spare parts such as saddles, shifters ,tires and chains.Redid the math of how I will park my bikes in my garage,I don't have anymore space for a single additional bike.

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Old 04-26-24, 05:34 PM
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Originally Posted by t2p
are you close to Covington ?
Nope, just outside of Louisville.
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