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Old 12-01-2016, 08:28 AM
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Custom bikes for a 7-footer

Saw this in a Facebook group I'm in and thought y'all might enjoy. Check out the guy's old serotta and his new ride it's leaning up against!

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Old 12-01-2016, 08:31 AM
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I believe this is the first 700cc-to-26" conversion that I have seen.
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Old 12-01-2016, 08:32 AM
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Wow what wheel size is that on the mtb? 1400c ?
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Old 12-01-2016, 08:33 AM
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They're 36"!

The business owner posted the picture.

https://dirtysixer.com/
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Old 12-01-2016, 09:12 AM
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The chainstays on that Serotta should be 5cm+ longer.
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Old 12-01-2016, 09:57 AM
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The chainstays on that Serotta should be 5cm+ longer.
Yes. Way too much weight over the rear wheel. Zinn does a better job with oversized frames.
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Old 12-01-2016, 10:34 AM
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I like the description of the 36er on the website - Size Small fits riders 6'5"-6'9"
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Old 12-01-2016, 10:36 AM
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The chainstays on that Serotta should be 5cm+ longer.
I feel bad for the saddle rails.
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Old 12-01-2016, 11:02 AM
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Now THAT is a proper use for 36" wheels.

That Serotta looks wrong in so many ways.

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Old 12-01-2016, 11:10 AM
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71cm A Homer Hilsen, seems like they got the rear end geo right

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Old 12-01-2016, 12:00 PM
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71cm A Homer Hilsen, seems like they got the rear end geo right

omg the distance between the front bag and the handlebars!
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Old 12-01-2016, 12:06 PM
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There's no way that Legend was custom-built for the guy who's currently riding it.
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Old 12-01-2016, 12:32 PM
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Yeah, looks like was made for a guy even bigger hehehehe

36 inches wheels??? I did not know what to think of the picture till I read 36 inches wheels?? How is that even possible? Gotta have to go out more often.

For large size people wheels that size are the way to go.

I have to say, the bikes are just perfect in any way IMO. You look at the pictures if you did not know everything is giant size you could swear is a regular 29r maybe. Great IMO.


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Old 12-01-2016, 12:46 PM
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BTW, where do you get tires, rims and spokes for this things??? Never seen them even in catalogs.

I found that giant was going to make wheels in this size and bicycles aswell.
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Old 12-01-2016, 12:49 PM
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BTW, where do you get tires, rims and spokes for this things??? Never seen them even in catalogs.

I found that giant was going to make wheels in this size and bicycles aswell.
I bet the builder is the sole supplier.
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