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Old 02-02-08, 08:27 PM
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26" wheel on a 29" frame?

Can you do it? How hard / easy would it be?

I'm working on building up a single speed mountain bike, and I found a Redline Monocog 29er frame that looks decent. Problem is I already have 26" wheels and I'm trying to keep from having to sell them (maybe i'll try 29" down the line, but I just bought these).

Any advice would be welcome
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Old 02-02-08, 08:35 PM
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You could do it with disk brakes.
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Old 02-02-08, 08:36 PM
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Old 02-02-08, 08:55 PM
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Id wouldnt handle too well methinks.
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you'll have the same angles, but a stupid low bottom bracket height. better to find a 26" frame that'll work with what you have, than to build something that'll ride funny. and as said, it would only work anyhow if you're using disc brakes.
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