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    Opinions about WTB EnduroRaptor tires?

    What opinions/experiences do you have about WTB Enduroraptor tires?
    How do they perform on:
    -Hard packed dirt

    The only two things I've seen is that they grab dirt to then throw it on your face and on your bike, and that they're extremely noisy on pavement, which doesn't allow me to achieve high speeds on pavement.

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    feros ferio John E's Avatar
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    1959 Capo; 1980 Peugeot PKN-10; 1981 Bianchi; 1988 Schwinn KOM-10;
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    Since they do say "WTB" and "Raptor" on the sidewalls, my mountain bike tyres are probably an earlier version. I picked mine up, in near-NOS condition, for $4 each at a yard sale, and since all of your observations are spot-on, I do not plan to buy any more of them, unless I find another great bargain. However, I do like them better than my old Specialized Ground Controls, which had extremely poor sidewall durability, even when maintained at full 65psi pressure.
    "Early to bed, early to rise. Work like hell, and advertise." -- George Stahlman
    Capo [dschaw'-poe]: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324; 1960 Sieger, S/N 42624
    Peugeot: 1970 UO-8, S/N 0010468
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    Schwinn: 1988 Project KOM-10, S/N F804069

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