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    Widest tire for 2018 29er Norco Sight Carbon?

    Anyone know if it will fit a 2.4 DHR2 on the rear? How about a 2.5 DHF?

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    The tech specs sheet from Norco says 2.5. But I'm not sure in real life.

    https://www.norco.com/downloads/bike...mall-parts.pdf

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darth Pinche View Post
    The tech specs sheet from Norco says 2.5. But I'm not sure in real life.

    https://www.norco.com/downloads/bike...mall-parts.pdf
    Interesting. Thanks.

    Man - this subform is dead. I should probably post this on PinkBike. Much more Norco activity there. Like you say, it would be good to hear from guys actually running 2.5s, rather than relying on the manufacturer's claims. Case in point:

    https://forums.mtbr.com/yeti/sb130-s...s-1089983.html

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    I've got the 2017 version of that bike. The stock 2.35 DHR fits just fine, and there's plenty of clearance around it. Looks like if you go bigger, the first place you're going to lose mud clearance is the seatstay bridge.

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    Thanks. Is yours a 27.5?

    I have 2.3 DHR2s on mine (I replaced the 2.3 E*13 tires and wheel set after 1 ride). There is a shit ton of clearance at my seat stay bridge/yoke. The iffy part on my bike is the chainstay clearance. I have shockingly little clearance there.

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    29er. I can fit my thumb between tire and frame on mine. Did you go to a wider rim? I'm running 2.35 Minions on WTB rims, 28mm inside width.

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    Quote Originally Posted by clintj View Post
    29er. I can fit my thumb between tire and frame on mine. Did you go to a wider rim? I'm running 2.35 Minions on WTB rims, 28mm inside width.

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    The opposite. I went from the stock E*13 30 mm id rims to 27 mm id We Are One Insiders. Replaced the beefy 2.3 E*13 TSR tire with the 2.3 DHR2.

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    Huh. When I get some free time later today I'll take a pic of my tire clearance in back to compare.

    Another thought is maybe the way Norco tailors chainstay length to size is having an effect? I'm on a medium.

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    Quote Originally Posted by clintj View Post
    Huh. When I get some free time later today I'll take a pic of my tire clearance in back to compare.

    Another thought is maybe the way Norco tailors chainstay length to size is having an effect? I'm on a medium.

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    Iím on a large. If anything, you would think any tailoring on mine would provide for greater clearance. I will take a few pics of mine too and post them. Hopefully they will accurately illustrate the actual clearance. Thanks for your help.

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    I stuck my bike wash mitt in the background for contrast here. I also didn't realize how much wear and tear the vinyl tape I use on the frame had until I used the flash. Wow!

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    Shit. I got stuck at work. I promise I will take some pics super soon. Thanks for posting those. They are very helpful. I really appreciate the effort.

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