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    650B _ who's got one on the FR?

    I'm sure there are a few peeps out there riding the new hawtness and I'd like to see if I can convert a Curtlo custom steel frame I've got.
    I'd love to throw a wheel in the dropouts to see if this is feasible on the Curtlo before making the jump.

    I love the bike and love the ride, but with a couple 29ers in the stable I can't help but see the limitations of the 26er when switching between them.

    Let me know if we could meet up and play around with the bike/wheel combo.
    I can provide beers or burritos as compensation

    Thanks!
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    I have one. Sent you a message.

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    My 84 Raleigh is. It's old school and I can't fit the meaty tires.. But you are welcome to check it if needed

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    650B huh?

    You have just been mentally Rick Roll'd. Yup you're thinking about it right now aren't you? Don't fight it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ithnu View Post
    650B huh?[/IMG]


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    We have 650b Jamis Dakar demos

    Hi FR riders, Velosoul Cyclery has Jamis 650b Dakar Demo bikes ready to ride. We have a 17" and a 19". Its $50 a day and you can apply that to the purchase of a bike. 650 really is as good as all of the reviews are saying, come try it out! Thanks, Velosoul.com 720-570-5039

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    Thanks to Jnordby for the hospitality & the others that offered, I appreciate it. :thumbup:




    Plenty of clearance for bigger meats & the BB was only raised to 13.25" with 650's.
    Tomorrow will bring about the first ride aboard the 'tweener sized wheel :beer:

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    Quote Originally Posted by HomegrownMN View Post
    Thanks to Jnordby for the hospitality & the others that offered, I appreciate it. :thumbup:




    Plenty of clearance for bigger meats & the BB was only raised to 13.25" with 650's.
    Tomorrow will bring about the first ride aboard the 'tweener sized wheel :beer:
    Did ya go (t)weener on the front as well or just in the rear?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mountaingoatepics View Post
    Did ya go (t)weener on the front as well or just in the rear?
    I've got (t)weener up front too

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    centerfold shots much appreciated!
    I'm a cowboy on a steel horse i ride!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PBR me! View Post
    centerfold shots much appreciated!
    Closest thing i've got

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    My current incarnation of the HD 650B. Just had a new set of wheels built, with Pacenti DL31 650B rims and Hadley hubs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pastajet View Post
    Pacenti DL31 650B rims and Hadley hubs.
    Very well played sir :thumbup:

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    Quote Originally Posted by pastajet View Post
    My current incarnation of the HD 650B. Just had a new set of wheels built, with Pacenti DL31 650B rims and Hadley hubs.
    I bet that rig is awesome in the Front Range (and GJ/Fruita). I'm thinking a 650B conversion for my GF Roscoe is in the making...

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    I for one am pissing my pants in anticipation for all the "Best 650b tire for the Front Range?" Threads that are sure to come! Oh glorious day!!!!!

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    This is my 2005 Prophet 650b conversion - A great upgrade!
    Pretty sure this picture was taken on the Front Range..
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    Prepare to get overloaded with 650b for the 2014 model year at your lbs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kaj View Post
    Prepare to get overloaded with 650b for the 2014 model year at your lbs.
    I hope so.
    My LBS when asked about 650b tires: "we're not jumping on that 'fad' quite yet"

    Well get on or get passed up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by HomegrownMN View Post
    I hope so.
    My LBS when asked about 650b tires: "we're not jumping on that 'fad' quite yet"

    Well get on or get passed up!
    Right on!! It's time for shops to realize multiple wheel diameters are here to stay as well as new innovations in component and bike design. I think it's rad!!

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    Cant wait to demo a few 650b rides. It's hopefully a couple seasons out before I switch bikes around again but I love the new diameter in theory and look forward to a nice selection of tires by then.

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    I'm in the process of building a new Blur LT as a 650B setup. Should be done in a month or so- once it is done and the trails dry out, I'll be happy to let people test it out. Building it up with a Fox FIT 150mm front fork and Stans ZTR Arch EX wheels.

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