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Paké Rum runner stock fork tire clearance

Old 10-05-18, 11:29 AM
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Paké Rum runner stock fork tire clearance?

Hello all, I don't post on here too often anymore, because I am not/was not riding so much the past few years due to an injuy. However, now I am building it to be a sturdy winter/fall bike with a bit better comfort than previously.
Basically, I know most sites say the fork has clearance for up to 28mm, but I was wondering if it would maybe have JUST enough clearance to add a 30mm. On the rear right now I have a 32mm Continental ride Tour that JUST fits.
I used the search function, but I couldn't fond much on it. Has anyone here fit a 30mm(sorta awkward size) tyre on their stock Rum runner Fork?
Thanks for your time, hope this wasn'tt too annoying.

P.S. If not, when/IF my SSI eventually comes, i would like to buy a new forik, maybe carbon,. maybe Paké Polo fork, or, if I can afford it some time sorta soon, maybe a Surly Steamroller fork.

Any input on a good fork to use for 30mm clearance if a 30 won't fit on my stock?

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Mount your rear tire on the front and see if it fits or how close it is.

I've got a Rum Runner, and a fork that I think is the Pake fork, but not 100% sure. So I don't know how much help I can be, but mine does clear a 28 just fine, and a 30 looks like it'd work.
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The Continental is a bit too fat for my front fork. Michelin may fit front though. we'll see.
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Mount your rear tire on the front and see if it fits or how close it is.

I've got a Rum Runner, and a fork that I think is the Pake fork, but not 100% sure. So I don't know how much help I can be, but mine does clear a 28 just fine, and a 30 looks like it'd work.
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Bump!

Sorry to bump this thread again, but I am just really curious if anyone has put a 700c×30mm(with a bit o' knob)Tire on the stock Rum-Runner fork.
I ordered a Michelin Mud 2 CX tire and I sincerely hope it works.

Thanks again, Hope I'm not being too much of a twerp.

700c×30 Michelin mud 2 CX Tire.
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It's not too hard to measure what you have for clearance. Use feeler gauges and the tires you have now to see how much room you have from the crown of your tires to the brake bridges/calipers, and how much room you have on either side of the tires to the chainstays and sides of the fork. Tires are roughly circular, so if you have 25mm tires now and for example only 3mm above them, you won't be able to fit 30mm tires.
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