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Re: 650B vs 29er 2 years 11 months ago #42347

Way too much travel on that rig...
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Re: 650B vs 29er 2 years 11 months ago #42345

It would actually be a pretty fun bike at Hunters.
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Re: 650B vs 29er 2 years 11 months ago #42344

kb voodoo wrote:
Not useful, but holy balls, is it sexy.

Not useful in WNY, in Eastern NY very useful! I also think it look spretty nice.

I would consider replacing my DH bike with one, it would be pretty fun to ride on the Eville trails.
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Re: 650B vs 29er 2 years 11 months ago #42343

Not useful, but holy balls, is it sexy.
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Re: 650B vs 29er 2 years 11 months ago #42342

it is pretty hot, i will admit
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Re: 650B vs 29er 2 years 11 months ago #42341

fat guy wrote:
So where in WNY would that bike be useful?

useful? No where in WNY.
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Re: 650B vs 29er 2 years 11 months ago #42340

So where in WNY would that bike be useful?
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Re: 650B vs 29er 2 years 11 months ago #42339

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650B vs 29er 2 years 11 months ago #42329

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At least this thread is called "650B" I'm sick of seeing 27.5, because it's not...it's smaller...sorry pet peeve technicality...
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Re: 650B vs 29er 2 years 11 months ago #42309

As far as i know he was. In his interview on mountain bike action that was the bike he was going to use in the olympics. Watching the race his wheel size did look smaller than the other 2 he was battling with. As of yesterday Scott did not have anything on there website about it.
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Re: 650B vs 29er 2 years 11 months ago #42307

does anyone know if nino schurter was riding a 650b at the olympics?
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Re: 650B vs 29er 2 years 11 months ago #42305

motoloco wrote:
It was really easy for them. no geometry changes, just new rear dropouts and 650b fork.

Same thing with Turner. If I'm able to source some reasonably priced 5 Spot chainstays I'll be converting my Sultan over to 650B.
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