Re: Intro; Free Rad 650B on a 29"er frame...
- --- In email@example.com, Bill Swingle <unfurl@...> wrote:
> Just to second this kind of config, I love my 26" Schwalbe Marathon XRAwesome. I'm looking forward to trying these fatties (though I'm excited I found an acceptable way to stick with 29" Big Apples on the front end).
> HS 359 tires. At 2.25" they're quite beefy, do well at low pressure,
> have just enough tread to take on nearly anything and roll unbelievably
> well to boot. I personally wouldn't trade up to 700c because of the
> limited tire selection. The suspension value of the fatter tires is
> unbelievable. After riding only my XR-equipped X for over a month I
> hopped on my road bike and was shocked at how much road vibration I'd
> been missing out on. :)
I read a post with a rider reporting his fat rear tire was interfering with his Kickback kickstand. I think he was running a 2.35 Big Apple. Anyone else run into this?