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    How wide of a tire will fit my SkyHawk?

    I'm going to build a set of wheels and am considering the Sun Ringle Inferno 27 rims at 27mm. How wide of a tire should I put on these rims and will they fit my SkyHawk?

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    The stays have 65mm of spacing between them where the tire sits, which is roughly a little over 2.5 inches. I wouldn't recommend anything larger than a 2.2 inch tire back there if you want to have adequate clearance for mud/dirt/run-out.

    Hope that helps!

    Jeremy
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    It does Jeremy.. Thanks!

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    You should also watch out for clearance of the front derailleur with the wider tire on the back.

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    Yeah, I noticed I am already running close to that but I am removing that and going to 1x9.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jem7sk View Post
    Yeah, I noticed I am already running close to that but I am removing that and going to 1x9.
    1x9 should be sweet, would be interested to see what it takes to switch out and how it rides.

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    I'll keep you posted... Got a few projects planned during the rainy season here in Florida.

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