How big a tire can you run on the Frank Jones? I see "fenderable to about
35," but that's some massive clearance there.
Santa Rosa, CA
On Friday, March 2, 2018 at 2:35:39 PM UTC-8, Ken Yokanovich wrote:
> Don't get too excited about the 610's I had a NOS pair of the Gran Comp
> version that proved to work on the front, but NOT on the back. I wound up
> going with a pair of NOS Gran Compe 700's instead.
> On Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 11:14:18 PM UTC-6, Jeremy Tavan wrote:
>> Well, looks like the rear on mine just didn't want to reach far enough.
>> It's going to be 610 centerpulls for me.
>> On Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 2:08:14 PM UTC-8, Jeremy Tavan wrote:
>>> I have just picked up a set of Tektro R737 long-reach calipers for
>>> Frank. On their web site they're indicated as 47-59mm reach, but when I
>>> picked up the box it indicated 57mm max reach. A quick mock-up fit seems to
>>> indicate that they WILL reach the rims, but I'm a little concerned and will
>>> report back. If they don't work out, I'll go with Dia-Compe 610
>>> centerpulls. I'm not a huge fan of the extra-long-reach sidepulls. This is
>>> a bike where I really wish they'd gone with canti brakes.
>>> On Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 1:48:18 PM UTC-8, nathan wrote:
>>>> One of the interesting differences between Quickbeam/Simpleone and
>>>> Frank Jones is that brake options are different (canti vs side/center
>>>> pull). I'm curious: if you were to build up a Frank Jones would you go
>>>> Tektro R559 sidepull, a centerpull (eg. Dia Compe or Paul), or something
>>>> else? Why?
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