MattyP1985 wrote:I've seen a few times the discussion of the problems faced when putting new wheels in old frames. I came across this today which seemed such an elegant solution that I was amazed I hadn't considered it before.
The Duckmeister wrote:The problem is that bikes built for 27" wheels are designed to accommodate fatter (1 1/4" / 32mm) tyres, so the mount is a suitable distance away from the rim. As such, the brake pads are often located near the ends of the arms anyway, meaning they're unlikely to reach 700 rims.
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