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    Dumb idea or Not?

    Can I stuff 650b wheels in my 08 Flux? Putting a X Fusion velvet 100/110 on it soon and its my understanding that fork can can convert to 650b. Will this mess with the geo and or screw up the frame?
    Last edited by tg; 01-28-2013 at 02:05 PM.

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    I know someone who has run 650b on an old flux, not sure if it was front and back wheels though.


    Quote Originally Posted by TORQUE#2
    Here's my FrankenFlux=26"Turner Flux-RFXrear triangle+C-dale Lefty headshock,Push rockers,Stans 355-650b wheels,Neo-moto tires.No repercussions :mrgreen:

    Last edited by 6thElement; 01-28-2013 at 01:46 PM.
    Rolling on 29", 650b, 8.3" and 23mm

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    I have an 07 Flux that I've run 650b. I believe my swingarm was from a 5spot, though. It was a warranty item after DW frames took over. They were out of Flux spares. A 650b Ralph barely clears the seatstay arch.
    The fork may be a bit much at 120mm with 650b. It's worth a try, though.
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    I tried a HL 5Spot and DW Flux, no luck with stans rim and pacenti tires, just not enough chainstay clearance. Too bad - the dw flux would make a great 650.

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