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Old 02-18-21, 08:39 AM
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Originally Posted by homelessjoe View Post
26 in wheels WERE the most popular tire size world wide for 100 years......
Corrected for accuracy.

you also have the widest selection of tires available.....
Not anymore.
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Old 02-18-21, 09:39 AM
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Originally Posted by prj71 View Post
Ummmm....yeah.

So is Aqua-Net and 80's hair.
On the flip side some of those who had 80ís hair and used Aqua-Net back then may not be physically able to do the same in 2021.

Itís not due to a defect in the product, but the user.

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Old 02-23-21, 06:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Road commuter View Post
I have not mountain biked for years. It's been all road, mostly commuting. Plus some track riding. For pure fun factor I find 26" wheels to be the best for me. Maybe 27.5. But 29" feel too large, though of course they are great for going over the big stuff.

Since I am recreational only, there is nothing wrong with 26" right? My old old old MTB is 26" of course. but looking to upgrade.

Thanks...
both of my loved and well cared for mtbs sport 26 inch wheels. 2.1's front and rear..love them have fun with them
but after i road my buddies FS29er i was noth sad and jealous.
​​​but i still enjoy the old 26 incher...
when i find $2000 i dont need for anything else... ill upgrade.
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Old 02-24-21, 10:56 AM
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I can see a return to 26” wheel mtb’s, but not with old bikes or geometry. It probably won’t be mainstream, especially with old people; but I can see kids riding 15+ lb carbon hardtails that can be easily thrown around.

There is something about youth’s disdain for their elders; especially on what can’t be done.

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