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    Spec. Camber w/ 160mm&29er front

    Been thinking about swapping some parts around to try out a 2018 Specialized camber 27.5 to accommodate a 160mm Lyrik and a 29er in the front to rake it out.
    Has anyone done anything as stupid as this before to a similar bike?

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    If the current setup is 130mm and 27.5 then a 160mm lyrik and 29" wheel would be way too much of a change.
    2016 Santa Cruz Hightower C
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    Not a good idea

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    That's brilliant. I think you should go for it.

    Can I please get a kickback from your surgeon after the inevitable high-speed failure and crash?
    Riding Washington State singletrack since 1986

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    That would be like putting a 200mm fork on your existing 27.5 wheels.

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