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Old 12-16-11, 02:01 PM
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Concerned about clearance...

Seems a bit close compared to my Kilo with stock crankset. I can squeeze a finger in between on the Kilo. About 1/2 a finger with this frame and crankset. Measurements are at 42ish.

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Old 12-16-11, 02:51 PM
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Make sure the drive side crank is tight enough, but id say thats fine. I dont think I have much more clearence on my bike.


+take a look at the chain line once you get a rear wheel on
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Old 12-16-11, 02:58 PM
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Originally Posted by zx108 View Post
Make sure the drive side crank is tight enough, but id say thats fine. I dont think I have much more clearence on my bike.


+take a look at the chain line once you get a rear wheel on
Not to threadjack.. but what if you've got that clearance on an SS MTB still fine?
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Old 12-16-11, 03:05 PM
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Im not really sure about that. I dont think mountain bikes really need to have such tight clearence so I'd imagine it wont be that close, but im sure someone else here can answer your question with a little bit more certainty.

I don't really have enough experience with single speed mountain bikes to say.
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Old 12-16-11, 03:06 PM
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Dave - you'll be fine.

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Old 12-16-11, 03:06 PM
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LoL was just curious, I'm running into some "issues" when I'm climbing/descending hills without trails but I'm assuming it has more to do with the lack of trail.
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Old 12-16-11, 03:49 PM
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The clearance on my Pake /w All City 612 cranks is about the same as yours. You're ok.
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Old 12-16-11, 04:25 PM
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Cool. That puts me at ease.
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Old 12-16-11, 04:41 PM
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The clearance on my Pake /w All City 612 cranks is about the same as yours. You're ok.
Same here.
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Old 12-17-11, 07:03 AM
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Your feet will learn where the chainstays are very quickly.

+1 on You'll be fine.
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Old 12-17-11, 08:27 AM
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That's TONS of clearance compared to many bikes I've seen (or own).
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