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Old 08-06-2018, 08:40 AM
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What width 650b?
Did they build it with their new driveside yoke, or with a conventional chainstay?

Originally Posted by cabbagelookin View Post
I’ve never had carbon wheels before, so the difference in climbing and speed in general on the 700c is pretty huge. However, the 650b were amazing for a highly technical gravel race like Hilly Billy. I’ve done some civilized gravel centuries on the 700c on Schwalbe Pro-One 28mm (actually measure 30mm) and it wasn’t the *most* comfortable so I think I’m going to try some G-One 35mm tires on the 700c for D2R2 this year - see how it behaves on those descents. (Descending on the 650s is pretty fantastic...)
Steve Park

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