We like the mixed-wheel-sized concept. Gear editor, Travis Engel and senior editor Ryan Palmer went on record saying so. But we agreed that you can’t just slap a 27.5-inch wheel in a 29-inch bike and join the revolution. There are rules. Mainly, you have to keep your pedals out of the dirt. Bikes are lower than ever, and dropping 3/4 inches in bottom bracket height is a recipe for disaster. So, what’s a trend-chaser to do?
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