29er or 27.5plus

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  1. CarlsbadMB

    CarlsbadMB New Member

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    I have a 29er HT Specialized Stumpjumper. I want to get a Dual suspension bike for SoCal all around. Should I stick to 29er or move to 27.5 plus
     
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    Yes...

    27.5 + can be a little more plush, but they are finicky on tire pressure, and a little too much or too little air makes the bike bouncy or squirmy respectively. 29ers are probably faster and more precise. Bottom line - whatever floats your boat is the right bike. I know guys who tear up the trails around here on singlespeed 29er hard tails, and guys who grin ear to ear on their Hightowers or Switchblades. Just ride!
     
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    29er is the best. You can roll over just about anything, including bodies.
     
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    I prefer both. 29er for my longer rides and 27.5+ for the chunky stuff. Fortunately for me my bike can be set up either way. 20171104_102155.jpg 20170820_111458.jpg
     
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    How big are the bodies? I'm thinking we may need to move to a bigger wheel size.
     

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