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    27.5 inch wheels
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    Different wheel sizes

    So I know most bikes have 26" wheels.
    I know a 29er has 29" wheels.
    I know a 69er has a 26" in the back and 29" in front.
    Can someone explain what a 650B is please?

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    It's a 27.5 inch wheel, there is a whole thread dedicated to it. Good info.

    I have a 650B Neo Moto 2.3 tire waiting on a shop that I can try a 650B on the rear. If it fits I'll swap both wheels, if not I'll run a 650b front.

    It's basically a compromise between 29 and 26. Rolls over things better than a 26, but not as sluggish as a 29.

    Nice thing is if it fits, you don't need a new bike.
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    That is pretty much what I expected. Thanks for the clarification.

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