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Wheel issues!

moleadvisermoleadviser Posts: 5
edited August 2014 in MTB general

Not sure if this post is in the right place, but hey-ho!

Rather in-advisably, I purchased a Carrera Crossfire 2 on a Cycle2Work scheme. Being relatively new to cycling (or rather, not having been on a bike since I was about 14) I thought "Hey! Hybrid? Road and off-road? Brilliant!" And worst come to worst I can always get some proper MTB tyres for it. So I thought.

My fellow bike owning friends (who all have MTB) are out and about around the local off-road routes, and my tyres just can't hack it! No trouble, 26" is a fairly universal size (was... at the time...) I'll pick up some knobbly MTB tyres and slap them on! But, woe is me; my Crossfire 2 has 28" wheels... And I cant find MTB tyres for that size - anywhere!

Now, my question is, is there a brand that make wheels to fit my rims. Or am I going to have to buy new rims (27.5" maybe?) and would they fit on the frame with minimal hassle?

Any advice on the matter (Other than "Don't buy a Hybrid if you wanna off-road") would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks in advance!



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