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    Mr.650b - Mr.27-5
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    World Cup DH Racing on 650b (27.5") wheels

    “Those that say it can’t be done should get out of the way of those doing it.”

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    What Schwalbe tires are those? They say 'First Ride' - guessing something new? Or is it a 650B Muddy Mary or something? It's definitely not the Hans Dampf.

    I was thinking the Maxxis High Roller II would be the first 650B DH tire to market (High Roller II), but now I wonder.
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    Word is that HR2s will be available late April...to the public anyway.

    Schwalbe is running a facebook promotion to name the enduro tire they are developing...perhaps that is a version of that unnamed tire.

    Regardless, it's all good stuff

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    Mr.650b - Mr.27-5
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    “Those that say it can’t be done should get out of the way of those doing it.”

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    Very cool!! The wheel size just looks right. Nice low profile tires needing less tire weight for stiffness, another advantage of 27.5. And looking at the overlap of the crank bash and rear tire, the chain stay and wheelbase appears to be the same as a 26" DH bike.

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