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    mullet bike? 27.5 front, 27.5+ rear, 29er frame

    Just got a good deal on a nimble 9 steel frame.
    The rear is boost and takes 29 and 27.5+ wheels.

    I'd like to cannibalize stuff currently at home.

    So...do you think the geometry would be nuts if I put: 160mm 650b fork in front with 2.3 27.5 tires.
    In the back, i'd have to buy a new wheel to fit the boost axle, so was thinking of getting a 27.5+ wheel/tire combo in the back.

    Unless there are spacer/adapter setups that allow my old 29er 135mm wheels into the boost frame?

    Thanks for your time entertaining this potentially stupid but serious question.
    -minh

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    and yea, aware of possible BB ht lowering. Would wanna avoid that at all cost, thus the 27.5+/29 wheels on the back

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    tantrum cycles rocks that setup

    check out the downburst

    https://www.vitalmtb.com/photos/feat...32/bturman,109

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    Quote Originally Posted by minhinmonterey View Post
    Just got a good deal on a nimble 9 steel frame.
    The rear is boost and takes 29 and 27.5+ wheels.

    I'd like to cannibalize stuff currently at home.

    So...do you think the geometry would be nuts if I put: 160mm 650b fork in front with 2.3 27.5 tires.
    In the back, i'd have to buy a new wheel to fit the boost axle, so was thinking of getting a 27.5+ wheel/tire combo in the back.

    Unless there are spacer/adapter setups that allow my old 29er 135mm wheels into the boost frame?

    Thanks for your time entertaining this potentially stupid but serious question.
    -minh
    Here is a kit to possibly make your existing wheels work. https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/...ts/boostinator


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