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kona paddy wagon

pe1terpe1ter Posts: 169
edited March 2017 in Road general
i was wondering if anyone has used there paddy wagon with cross tyres on light gravel trails or would you say the bike wouldnt withstand it

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  • cyclecliniccycleclinic Posts: 6,865
    The bike will be fine. Any frame can handle a bit of gravel road.
    http://www.thecycleclinic.co.uk -wheel building and other stuff.
  • meanredspidermeanredspider Posts: 12,550
    It'll be fine - once the wheels have settled down (never ridden a bike where the spokes pinged so much in the first few 10's of km) - I have given mine quite some abuse including a daily ride down half a dozen shallow steps into Vondel Park.

    The only thing to be careful of with those tyres is keeping an eye on the brake blocks. I damaged the sidewall of a tyre because I wasn't paying attention to the pad wear and the arc of the caliper meant the pad started rubbing on the 27c tyre.
    ROAD < Scott Foil HMX Di2, Volagi Liscio Di2, Jamis Renegade Elite Di2, Cube Reaction Race > ROUGH
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