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    What advantages would a front wheel Rabbit Hold/Knard 29+ on Necromancer have?

    Would a 29+ Knard/RH wheel on the front of a stock Neckromancer improve the agility and speed of the bike in the summer on gravel/tarmac/grass? Anyone try this yet?

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    What advantages would a front wheel Rabbit Hold/Knard 29+ on Necromancer have?

    I like where your head is. It's a bit like the thought pattern behind the old trek 6/9ers. I've contemplated this setup but with the addition of a Lefty!

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    I think it would make more of a difference out back.
    Oh noes. I'm going to drink the Kool-Aid.

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    I am currently building a Rabbit Hole with a 135 mm SS hub for my Karate Monkey. I already have a Rabbit Hole/Knard combo up front (100 mm spacing).

    As the owner of a Necro Pugs who is trying to get ideas for a possible summer wheel set, I intend to try the SS rear wheel I am building on the front of my Pugs. If it rides as good as the Rabbit Hole/Knard combo does on my KM, I will then likely build an offset rear for my Pugs.

    So long story short: I'm going to try this. Soon.

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    Most of the tractor feeling comes from the rear fat. I doubt a rear fat would follow a slimmer front. As stated above it is usually done the other way around. Although it will be an interesting experiment.

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    I'm not sure the rear would have any choice but to follow the front, unless you think it would do doughnuts like an overpowered rwd.

    Anyhow, in my case, it's just an experiment with my existing wheelset in anticipation of building a new set of summer wheels for the Pugs. Some of the wonkieness of these combos comes from the unusual offset/spacing combo of the Necro pugs.

    Another thought I have is to try a normal (non-offset) 29er wheel in the rear with the RH/Knard SS rear wheel I'm building in the front.

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    Tom over at the Bicycle Nomad Blog put a 29er wheel and suspension fork on his fatty and kept the fat rear:

    Fettling: the birth of a new bicycle

    You could leave a comment on his blog if you want to ask him about it.
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    It would be nice to have a separate set of RH/knard 29+ and run her like a poor man's krampus

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    Quote Originally Posted by aanative View Post
    It would be nice to have a separate set of RH/knard 29+ and run her like a poor man's krampus
    I think a Necro with Rabbit Holes and Knards would be a pretty sweet bike. No need to think of it as anything inferior to a Krampus...just a bit different...
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