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    Minimum PSI for a 200 pounder mountain biking mini-clyde?

    Hi Folks

    The Panaracers XC Fire Pro's have a low limit of 35PSI but i'm running 40PSI front and 45PSI back to avoid pinch flats (200lb-er).

    Does anyone in the 200lb area have any success running these tires or others at the minimum recommended PSI or is that just asking for trouble?

    Thanks!
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    I ran tires at 30psi back when I was around 200lbs. Didn't have any problems, but I also wasn't riding very technical terrain at that time...

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    Quote Originally Posted by sstorkel View Post
    I ran tires at 30psi back when I was around 200lbs. Didn't have any problems, but I also wasn't riding very technical terrain at that time...
    Cool. I'll run them at the minimum.
    Thanks for sharing
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    Quote Originally Posted by xfimpg View Post
    Cool. I'll run them at the minimum.
    Thanks for sharing
    Today I went out and ran 32 front and 35 rear. Could never get used to the feeling of the rear tire "swaying" from side to side. Interesting to have tried a different configuration, but next time I'm going to go 35 front and 40-42 rear.
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