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Old 12-07-20, 05:54 PM
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Well....I found a Super Prof SS available at a LBS but not sure I want it in 650b. At $1800CDN I'm going to think hard about it. If it was in-stock with 700C's I'd be reaching for my CC......
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Well....I found a Super Prof SS available at a LBS but not sure I want it in 650b. At $1800CDN I'm going to think hard about it. If it was in-stock with 700C's I'd be reaching for my CC......
fwiw I have been riding 650b on my roadie since April and will never go back to 700c. I just converted my fixie to 650b as well and love it.
No loss in speed, more comfort, more traction, no pinch flats. The list goes on.

Genuinely curious, why donít you want to try it?
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[QUOTE=walnutz;21822845
Genuinely curious, why don’t you want to try it?[/QUOTE]

Most of my riding is done on paved roads and occasionally exploring `fire roads`` so thinking 700c is the way to go. On the other hand 650B may open up a new riding experience for me.
Perhaps the answer to my dilemma is to get two sets of wheels or perhaps an extra set of Road tire for the 650B wheels......hmmmmm
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Most of my riding is done on paved roads and occasionally exploring `fire roads`` so thinking 700c is the way to go. On the other hand 650B may open up a new riding experience for me.
Perhaps the answer to my dilemma is to get two sets of wheels or perhaps an extra set of Road tire for the 650B wheels......hmmmmm
Wheels+1. Now you're talking

In seriousness, I would say if you are interested in the bike, try it and you may end up really like 650b. Worst case, you sell the wheels as 650b is so hot right now. fwiw, a lot of my riding is paved as well, and I still enjoy the benefit of fat tires. Either way, good luck, I hope you get a bike you like!
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Well....I found a Super Prof SS available at a LBS but not sure I want it in 650b. At $1800CDN I'm going to think hard about it. If it was in-stock with 700C's I'd be reaching for my CC......
Will the shop allow you to test ride it? You might be pleasantly surprised. In any case, at least you'll have some experience with it.
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Will the shop allow you to test ride it? You might be pleasantly surprised. In any case, at least you'll have some experience with it.
With the Cervesa flu ramping up again I'm not sure if the LBS is even open let alone allowing test rides.
I just noticed a thread dedicated to 700C vs 650B SS.....so I'm not going derail the OP's thread anymore and head over there.
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