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    converting my surly 1x1

    think i remember reading about this here b4, would like to convert my 1x1 to a 29er alrdy have a fork and rear wheel just need frnt wheel and was wondering if it works,how does it handle? and looks like i would prob have to go with small block 8s or something with a low profile any feedback would be cool thnx

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    converting my surly 1x1

    Quote Originally Posted by lumplump View Post
    think i remember reading about this here b4, would like to convert my 1x1 to a 29er alrdy have a fork and rear wheel just need frnt wheel and was wondering if it works,how does it handle? and looks like i would prob have to go with small block 8s or something with a low profile any feedback would be cool thnx
    29x2.1 tires fit the 1x1 frame and fork. Raises the BB ~30mm.

    Fitting a 29er fork drastically slackens the frame angles. If you like the stock handling, the slack version will feel like a pig in a sand pit.
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    Re: converting my surly 1x1

    I can't find it through a search right now but I think that was Chum who converted one.


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    Quote Originally Posted by shiggy View Post
    29x2.1 tires fit the 1x1 frame and fork. Raises the BB ~30mm.

    Fitting a 29er fork drastically slackens the frame angles. If you like the stock handling, the slack version will feel like a pig in a sand pit.
    i have a 100mm squish on the frnt now and will be using an Instigator fork if i convert would really like to go with 650b but dnt have the cash for a new wheelset

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