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Old 09-29-07, 11:19 PM   #1
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knobbiest tires

what are the knobbiest tires under 35-50 bucks a piece in 2.3-2.5 inches. I am running holy rollers and i like them but i will need a set of knobbies for the winter.
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Where are you located at? Why not studded?
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i could get studded, but i have to ride on the roads, so they would probably wear out. Also nashbar is out of theirs, and the only ones i have seen in a decent size was 91 dollars for one 2.3 inch tire. if you find a studded tire in a 2.3 thats 50 or less let me know
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2.35" is big as it gets.


Oh yeah, it's called the Kenda Tomac King of Traction
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those look damn knobbie thanks chelboed
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Old 09-29-07, 11:42 PM   #6
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what are the knobbiest tires under 35-50 bucks a piece in 2.3-2.5 inches. I am running holy rollers and i like them but i will need a set of knobbies for the winter.
I love knobby tires.

how about these ones: http://www.pricepoint.com/detail/139...eride-Tire.htm

maybe not...
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NAH i like the other ones better
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Hot damn those are some knobs.
I miss my days riding in ND winters (sort of not really)
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They are only 2.25, but they are the knobbiest I have ever seen. http://www.intensetires.com/spike_fro.htm
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They are only 2.25, but they are the knobbiest I have ever seen. http://www.intensetires.com/spike_fro.htm
I still don't think they're quite as "mean" as the KOT's.

I have a Kenda Knarly that is pretty dang meaty. It's supposed to be a 2.1" tire but due to excessive hexagonal edge knobs it measures noticeably wider. ( I don't think they make the Knarly anymore )
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NAH i like the other ones better
yeah, they are pretty sweet!
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If you want Winter tires check out Nokian Tires.



The Hakka WXC 300 is an aggressive, light weight, high performance winter tire for ice and snow.

300 steel studs with Carbide traction pins

Kevlar Bead keeps the tire light weight at 695grams

All Black

26x2.1 size only.
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Old 09-30-07, 07:42 PM   #13
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Oh yeah the cost about $90.
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Nahhhh...that's sissy stuff. Stud your own, they turn out much meaner!
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yeah but with those you need to make sure your hubs are always tight, the wheels must be true, otherwise you will end up with a hole in the frame.
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yeah but with those you need to make sure your hubs are always tight, the wheels must be true, otherwise you will end up with a hole in the frame.
Snicker, snicker.

(rode 'em all last winter on a beater with wobbly wheels...no holes)

People say the funniest things.

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Are those Nokians?
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Snicker, snicker.

(rode 'em all last winter on a beater with wobbly wheels...no holes)

People say the funniest things.
your right i wasn't really thinking about that, i think im gonna do that, can you suggest a tire?
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http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?c...%20and%20wider
perfect tire or what?
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May be a little wide. Leave yourself room for frame clearance b/c if your hub gets loose or your wheel gets out of true, you may gain a hole in the frame.

A Bontrager Jones would be good b/c they're not good for anything else! Panaracer Speedblaster 1.95" are ideal b/c they aren't too wide + they have perfect knobs. See the above picture.
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May be a little wide. Leave yourself room for frame clearance b/c if your hub gets loose or your wheel gets out of true, you may gain a hole in the frame.

A Bontrager Jones would be good b/c they're not good for anything else! Panaracer Speedblaster 1.95" are ideal b/c they aren't too wide + they have perfect knobs. See the above picture.
hahaha! lol! roflmao!
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That's not me in the picture BTW...I have much bigger hands.

http://www.morcmtb.org/morcpages/howto/studded.htm
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how wide a tire can a dj 3 take? i know that wtp squeezed something crazy into one
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how would holy rollers do with studs?
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how wide a tire can a dj 3 take? i know that wtp squeezed something crazy into one
http://www.marzocchi.com/Template/li...K&Sito=usa-mtb

Manual says 2.8"
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