Octane One Prone...anybody have one?

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Posted: May 16, 2019 at 0:50 Quote
just waiting on a seat collar to finish my 27.5 build,mostly from parts i had laying about the place.

i am using my old Giant P-AM2 wheelset with a internal width of 24mm running DHRII and they have plenty of clearance on the rear.

ill put the full sec and pic up when its finished

Posted: 16 hours ago Quote
GLOB-2018 wrote:

I am building a 27.5 one up at the moment for my son.

I found the rear clearance at the chainstays on the tight side for our combo.
WTB i35 rims, tried a Bontrager SE4 in 2.4 and it fit but minimal clearance, settled on a 2.3 High Roller 2 which has more space and quite a square profile.
I also test fitted an HD in 2.35 (on the 27mm rims from my trail bike) and was a bit tighter than the HR2 on the wide rim.

Going with a DHF 2.5wt on some 150mm pikes upfront.

Will also look to get pic's next time I have it out

Alrighty then... Finally reporting back as the build nears completion.

Just did some measuring for a dropper post on the weekend, looks like 125mm will be just right for the little guy, and need to grab some valves & tape to finish the tubeless setup.

As mentioned earlier, the clearance in the rear is pretty tight at ~5mm either side of the rear tyre to the chain stays with the 2.3 HRII on a 35mm WTB rim.

Couple of pics...

Oliver with his new Stead almost ready to hit the trails
Oliver with his new Stead, almost ready to hit the trails!

Octane One Prone w 2.3 HRII on 35mm WTB Rear Wheel Clearance
Octane One Prone w/2.3 HRII on 35mm WTB Rear Wheel Clearance


 
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