Carbin SL 650b...
I'm sure this has been answered at one point or more, but it's hard to search with there being a Carbine 275 already and mtbr's search wont do two characters for SL. So....
Has anyone tried fitting a 2.2-2.25 650b tire in the Carbine SL in the 120mm travel mode? If so, how's the fit? Yay/Nay?
Secondly, being 6' 2.5" w/ a 35" inseam, would I fit the large frame very well? I heard it's tough for tall guys...
Thanks for the feedback! (I'm really trying to avoid converting a TrC... Don't make me do it...!)
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Dont know about the SL tire clearance, heard its tight for sure. The Carbine 275 has .25 more clearance fthan the regular 26in carbine. I know the Nevegal 2.35 (275) fit so in the 275 version with pleanty of clearance so a smaller 2.1-2.2 might work in the SL.
I demoed the Carbine 275 for a couple of loops. I think it had a mid sized stem stem 70mm and 720 bars or so. It fit me pretty well at 6 ft 1 in but I have short inseem and long torso. I think you could fit with a 80-90mm stem if 70mm does not work. you could also up size bars to 740 or even 780mm.
If its the seatpot you are worring about there are usually 410mm+ options aviliabe.
Hay Matt, not sure a 275 will fit in a SL,
I'm 6'1.5' and intense large fits me great for a trail bike, and a med for DH
I run a 50mm stem and wide bars on my Tracer 2 and Carbine, bought bike feels great from xc to light fr