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3spd
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Tyres

Postby 3spd » 4 May 2011, 8:20pm

I need to replace the Continental Vertical 2.3 tyres on my Mutton Bike.
These tyres just fit the rear of my hardtail, so I can't go any bigger.
I ride xc for pleasure and do not change tyres for different conditions.
Anyone got any recomendations?
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Re: Tyres

Postby Neil Fat Man On A Bike » 5 May 2011, 6:32am

I run PanracerFire XC 2.1's a good all rounder.
Decent grip, not too heavy, no complaints !

See the reviews here.....
http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Mode ... odelID=473

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Re: Tyres

Postby Steve Kish » 5 May 2011, 3:34pm

Conti Explorer 2.1 front
Conti Edge 1.9 rear

I decided on these after good reveiws on MTBR. Never regretted the choice.
Old enough to know better but too young to care.

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Re: Tyres

Postby squeaker » 6 May 2011, 9:19am

I use (and like) Explorers on my full-sus bike, why not stay with Verticals?
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Re: Tyres

Postby Greybeard » 7 May 2011, 9:40pm

Halo Twinrails without a doubt - I now have 'em on my 26inch wheel Dawes Sardar trekky and my GT 29er (newly rebuilt with Sram iMotion 9 hub). Superb tyres, quick on the road and very capable off road. I don't do anything extreme off-road but regularly use bridleways and have found them ideal for that.
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Re: Tyres

Postby ratherbeintobago » 10 Sep 2011, 12:31pm

[quote="Neil Fat Man On A Bike"]I run PanracerFire XC 2.1's a good all rounder.
Decent grip, not too heavy, no complaints !

+1 for Panaracer Fire XC Pros. Not too much rolling resistance and not too bad in the slop either. Loads of people I know run them, and the UST ones are bombproof (running on DT rims with a NoTubes kit & sealant).

Andy