Mountain Bike Wheel Size Experiment | Riding With A 29er Front & 27.5 Rear

Published on April 15th 2018


The Scott Genius is a rad bike in the sense that it allowed us to test the differences in ride characteristics and feel between 27.5" and 29" wheels on the same bike, with only minor geometry differences. This got us thinking...why not have one of each? We can...but does that mean that we should? Subscribe to GMBN: Get exclusive GMBN gear in the GMBN store! Taking influence from the motocross world, Canyon have recently released their E bike, the Spectral ON:, which features a 29" front wheel and a 27.5+ Rear wheel. Is this something that would make sense for a mountain bike? What about racing rules that bikes have to have 2 wheels the same size? Neil's here to find out how it feels and if it's a possibility for the future. 🎵Dark Energy 2 - Gunnar Johnsén - Epidemic Sounds 🎵 🎵The Wax Cabinet 3 - Niklas Gustavsson - Epidemic Sounds 🎵 🎵Beats And RnB 2 - Merlean - Epidemic Sounds 🎵 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 Watch more on GMBN... Check out Martyn's curb trials: 📹 See our original wheel size video: 📹 Click here to buy GMBN T-shirts, hoodies and more: