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02-23-19, 10:38 AM
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Posted By hokiefyd

https://www.sram.com/sram/mountain/products/eagle-...

https://www.sram.com/sram/mountain/products/eagle-chainring

The Eagle chainring, if that's what you have, is available in 30/32/34/36/38 tooth counts.
02-22-19, 07:41 AM
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Posted By hokiefyd

With your tire size (29x2) and your gearing,...

With your tire size (29x2) and your gearing, you'll have a gear inch range from about 18" to 82". 18" will be the easiest/slowest, and will be quite slow. This will be good for getting up super steep...
02-19-19, 03:59 PM
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Posted By hokiefyd

The DS comes with a 63mm travel fork, and you'll...

The DS comes with a 63mm travel fork, and you'll probably want to stay close to that spec. I've read that you can safely go plus or minus 20mm in travel and not impact geometry too much. If that is...
02-18-19, 07:54 AM
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Posted By hokiefyd

Wider tires will not generally hurt road...

Wider tires will not generally hurt road performance, as long as you stay with a smooth or semi-slick tread. Knobby tread will definitely add rolling resistance and slow you down. I think 2" is...
02-16-19, 07:49 PM
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Posted By hokiefyd

I think the Schwalbe Hurricane is a perfect fit...

I think the Schwalbe Hurricane is a perfect fit for your type of riding. It's available in 29x2" size, which should fit your Trek DS. It has a completely smooth center section with some side lugs for...
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