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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2008 5:09 pm 
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2008 5:25 pm 
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Yes

On a rigid ridgeback, good ground clearance but only sufficient tyre clearance for cyclo x tyres. Fitted dual pivot road bike brakes as the canti posts were now in the wrong place.

Only really worth trying with disc brakes as only thing to worry about is wheel diameter clearance.

Off road fixed gear riding would be a potential use due to the b/b clearance.

Try it for a laugh but dont expect it to work well if even at all !

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 1:32 am 
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Cannondale used to sell both hardtails and full suss with two sets of wheels, one 26" and one 700c. Both wheels had discs to make for easier swops


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 9:02 am 
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Hi, Ive got 700c built on Hope disc hubs on an Orange Evo2 frame. Goes like stink and stops dead. I'm going to do the same with a Fisher Sugar frame - the potholes about here are horrendous.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 4:00 pm 
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lelobysfoot wrote:
Hi, Ive got 700c built on Hope disc hubs on an Orange Evo2 frame. Goes like stink and stops dead. I'm going to do the same with a Fisher Sugar frame - the potholes about here are horrendous.


Could you post pics?


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 4:06 pm 
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I'll try next week - posting pics is not my forte. It got me into a pickle before when I posted someone elses pics somehow by mistake!?!?
I'll try PMing you later.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 5:11 pm 
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lelobysfoot wrote:
I'll try next week - posting pics is not my forte. It got me into a pickle before when I posted someone elses pics somehow by mistake!?!?
I'll try PMing you later.
Cheers.


Thats great


Thank you


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2008 12:38 am 
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One of my pals rides an on one with discs, 700c wheels, drops and guards as a winter bike. Works ok.


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