Mountain Bike Reviews Forum banner
1 - 5 of 5 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
7 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
I'm highly considering purchasing a 2018 or 2019 Kona Rove steel frameset for a city + bikepacking build.

I will be running 650b wheels and will mostly be riding with 47c tires, but would like to be able to clear 2.1" tires.

Does anyone know if either the 2018 or 2019 Rove st. has the tire clearance for 2.1" tires?
 

·
Wanna ride bikes?
Joined
·
8,763 Posts
I've put road plus 47c wheels/tires in a Rove ST frame, they fit no problem. I'm pretty sure a 2.1 won't fit though. If you want that kind of clearance you should check out the Sutra.
 

·
Wanna ride bikes?
Joined
·
8,763 Posts
Thanks for the info. Do you know which Rove ST year it was?
The last 2 years (at least) share the same hub spacing and tire clearance with the Rove NRB. Those are the two wheelsets I swapped.
 

·
26 for life.
Joined
·
549 Posts
I've got a 2018 ST and have tried 47 650b's on it. Won't fit much bigger than that.
Honestly didn't rate them over 700c's for commuting. Even offroad, 42 Sawtooths have been great.
 
1 - 5 of 5 Posts
Top