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  1. #1
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    27.5" or 29" Lefty with 26" frame?

    I just bought an XL 26" Flash carbon hi mod frame off eBay. Headtube length is 134mm.

    Could I use a Lefty made for a 27.5 or 29 wheel? The 26" flavor are becoming a rarity.

    Can the clamp spacing be changed by swapping out the top part of the fork?

    Whose idea was it to make so many different sized components?

  2. #2
    Just a flesh wound
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    My Prophet has the same headtube length. I have a MAX 140 on it setup with 27.5's and no travel restriction. It was originally the 26" fork for my bike. No mods. If I went to 29 on the front, I would have to reduce travel to 110mm. I think most older 29'er Lefties are just travel reduced 26" Lefties.
    My name is Chris and I ride a Prophet 650b with a Lefty.

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    thank you sir

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