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Gear Question

I’m converting a 26” mountain bike to a...

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I’m converting a 26” mountain bike to a hybrid road unit. Going for aluminum/carbon wheels, clinchers, carbon cranks, Handlebars, stem, pedals and front fork. Will also try to find a compatible changeout for my gear system and deraileur and lightweight chain. The bike is a Mongoose series D that I’m happy with. I’d like some input, assistance or any suggestions to convert the bike, as I’m a novice heart patient and loving the sport.

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Howdy brent lilly,

I would say that is not recommended. You would be better off spending the money on a new bike to cruise around on than trying to upgrade your current set-up. You could get a decent commuter/cruiser for the cost of these wheels.