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    I finally demoed a solo today

    what an awesome bike. Very impressed with buiild quality and design. SC hit a home run. I love this bike. Im very glad I demoed the bike.......with that being said I was able to demo and the solo 27,5 is not for me. I rode my pivot mach 5.7 and the solo tonight and for small bump compliance and climbing efficeny I couldnt tell any if at all any difference. I will stick to a 29er from here on out. I think the SC solo is a sick bike and will make many many people happy, but for me it will not be added to the arsenal.

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    Thanks for the info
    Santa Cruz Blur TRc

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    I finally demoed a solo today

    Always good to hear feedback from someone who wouldnt be purchasing a said bike. For what reason(s) would you not be wanting a Solo?

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    Unless you are going from a 29 to 27.5 for better Freeride handling, it is almost always going to be a disappointment. Doesn't climb as well (if you have the power), doesn't roll over things as well (rock garden).

    But from a 26 to a 27.5, I can see where 650 b is an improvement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loll View Post
    Unless you are going from a 29 to 27.5 for better Freeride handling, it is almost always going to be a disappointment. Doesn't climb as well (if you have the power), doesn't roll over things as well (rock garden).

    But from a 26 to a 27.5, I can see where 650 b is an improvement.
    I agree.....and would agree even more so to seeing an improvement of the 27.5 over the 26 if the numbers held true on my bike but the solo riding tubeless on the HR2s is 27.7inchs tall, and my Pivot with 26inch 2.2 X kings riding tubeless(25lbs) are 27.25 tall the difference is not noticeble in small bump compliance, climbing or anything for that matter. If my tires were a true 26 inch tall 26er then I think it would be better comparison.

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    I wonder how tall 27.5 Conti tires will be? I would guess 28".

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