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    Maxxis 2.6 vs 2.8 tire height

    Hey guys, so Im currently on a Schwalbe NN 2.8 plus tire. Im looking to get something with a bit narrower profile but I really dont want to lose any height. Im almost to the point of going to a 29'er because the bottom bracket is just getting a bit too low for our trails here and my liking.

    Is there much of a height difference between the 2.6 and 2.8 overall tire height?

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    My understanding is it is a 5mm difference. I searched here and there is a threat where someone lists the diameter of the 2.6 Rekon and I have a 2.8 Rekon. I measured and the difference was 5mm.

    I would like to try the 2.6 version but my BB is just barely high enough to not have too many strikes with a 2.8 so I'm not going to go there.
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