Mountain Biking - Hello, 2001 GT Agressor 3.0, need new tires.
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06-16-02, 12:22 PM
Hey all, i'm new here, and i have been long looking for a mountain bike forum. Now that i found one, i'll make use of you old pro's :) I have a GT Agressor 3.0 the 2001 model ( Light blue color) I tought this would be a great noobie bike and i bought it last summer. My tires are all slashed up and used. I'm in the process of looking for new tires, and i have seen the tires with the cool red,blue,yellow streak on the side, and i want one of them for looks :-D here are a few links i found. Please tell me If any of these tires would be a good buy, and there good products.
06-16-02, 11:03 PM
I am not expert in tires, but I know that it depends on how you use it and how you want it to be.
If you are a heavy duty user, and if you want performance, the tires will not last long but will give you lot's of fun.
If you want them to last long, they probably won't give you the performance.
06-25-02, 08:49 AM
Hi Red Dragon,
I have been riding for 3 years now, and that has given me a chance to try out quite a few tires. Personally, I would go for more of a name brand tire: you may pay a little more, but you will get a better quality tire, and a better ride.
Here is a list of tires that i have tries out myself and that I have really enjoyed:
1) Maxxis Mofo XC
2) Bontrager Jones
And, although i have not ridden them, (they are a fair amount more $$ than the other 2), I have hread amazing things about this beauty:
3) Hutchinson Mosquito Air Lt.
Have a good one
06-25-02, 09:11 AM
Tires with colores tread surface has a tendency to have a softer durometer than the standard black. Depending on the terrain you are riding in the Hutchinson and the Panaracer wre good treads. However from a durability standpoint and overall great tread, WTB Velociraptors, IRC Mythos, and Specialized Ground Master, and Team Control are super.
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