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    El Gordo 29+ dropped and forked

    Added a dropper and a new Reba Boost fork, clears 29+ no problem, very capable bike......
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    We need a dam "like" button. Cool, but dam those are like what 31" tires?
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    Not that bad actually, about 29 3/4, not the quickest out of a corner but once you get going... watch out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bogmonster View Post
    Not that bad actually, about 29 3/4, not the quickest out of a corner but once you get going... watch out.
    Huh! would have guessed at least 30" 29 3/4" just seems like proper 29er tires!
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    I'm seriously thinking about consolidating my full fattie and my 29+ bikepacker into one steed with two different wheelsets. And the El Gordo is high on a very short list right now.

    What's your BB height with 29+?
    "The only way we can truly control the outcome of a ride is not going on it, which is a choice I'm unwilling to make." -K.B.

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    I have an El Gordo I went SS 29+ with....super fun bike, Magnum Pro, Hope hub, SLX brakes and XT drive, Giant dorpper.....to borrow a phrase from "The Big Lebowski", man that creep can roll!

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    Sweet looking Gordo, Bogmonster. 29+ is a lot of fun...especially when the trail points down. Iíve had the O.G. bass boat green Krampus for years and still love it. Bet that sweet Ventanaís way lighter than my Surly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smithhammer View Post
    I'm seriously thinking about consolidating my full fattie and my 29+ bikepacker into one steed with two different wheelsets. And the El Gordo is high on a very short list right now.

    What's your BB height with 29+?
    Mine is right around 13" to the center of BB with a 20.5 axle to crown fork (100mm travel Magnum Pro, awesome fork, BTW). I have 29x3 Surly Dirt Wizards which are very small compared to my other 29x3 tires so it should be slightly higher than that. I love the bike, but have way too many, lol. If you're interested in mine let me know, I hate to see her go, but do I really need 6 bikes?

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