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    27.5+ Tallboy LTC?

    So I bought Le Duke's sweet tallboy LTC frame with a Pike. I planned to build it up with the wheels and parts off my 29" hardtail....but then that bike was stolen off the back of my car wednesday night! Shitty!

    So now I've got some insurance money coming to cover a parts kit. Since I need new wheels, I am debating between 29" and 27.5+. In the other thread I saw this picture of Nathan Riddles set up:

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    Either way, they will be light bicycle carbon rims.

    I also have a Banshee Spitfire, so the Tallboy will be used less for Enduro'ing type stuff, and more for backcountry/XC rides.


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    I love my LTc the way it is, and definitely was planning on getting some derby rims in the future (based on my experience w/ the 26" derbys) but I would love to see you hook up something like that pic. Does 27.5+ get you more traction than a standard (let's say 2.3") 29er tire?

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