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Odd Wheel Question(3 posts)

Odd Wheel QuestionZerotrek
Aug 8, 2001 2:33 PM
Is there any chance of 650 wheels fitting a 700 frame. I own a Serotta frame which both the rear brake and the fork brake mounts seem very close to the wheel. Any chance there is enough adjustment in the brake pad placement to fit 650?
Definite Maybegrzy mnky
Aug 8, 2001 4:20 PM
Given the thin info provided it's purely a guess: maybe.

More accurately, yes of course the 650 will fit in a bike built for 700's since they're smaller. You want brakes with that also?

Question is why would you want to run 650s? You don't have to answer.
Slim chanceKerry Irons
Aug 8, 2001 4:29 PM
A 650 rim is approximately 2 cm "closer" to the hub than a 700c, so you would need that much travel in your brake pad asjustment. Not likely, but possible.