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Old 01-03-09, 12:50 AM   #1
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Tire Pressure

What would be a good pressure to run for a big guy (200+lbs) on a hard tail? I normally run 40psi and wondering if i can go below that in sloppy conditions?
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What would be a good pressure to run for a big guy (200+lbs) on a hard tail? I normally run 40psi and wondering if i can go below that in sloppy conditions?
Tire width please?
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im around 200lbs 32psi front 35psi rear on 26x2.2 hardly ever pinch flat. with some wider tires you could go lower
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What size tires and are you running tubeless? I'm 235 and I run just about 35-37psi, 40psi if I'm running tubes.

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