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    New to MTB, would like opinions of these tires on craiglist at $5 each -

    I would like to mount WTB 1st Gen Weirwolf 26 x 2.1 UST with tubes on my regular rims. (Iím totally new to the MTB arena, so bear with me pls.) The question is, can I use them on standard rims and use a tube? Why would I want to? Because at $5 a tire, this would be a great way to try different tires for light snow, gravel, or trails. They sound like good tires. And they match. Iím a roadie, so if I want to go fast Iíll be on the highway. Winter riding is probably going to be cold, wet, dirty streets and whatever snow I can handle. Luck that snow usually means warmer weather. These tires have 80% tread.

    Also from the same seller has a single Continental Diesel 26 x 2.5, and a Geax Barro Mtn 26 x 2.3 wire bead. Any reason I cannot put the Conti on the back and the Geak Barro on the front? These have 100% tread.
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    45 views asking for an opinion. I'm not feeling the love here folks.... *sigh*
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    They're 5 bucks.
    Buy them all and keep what you like.
    Give the rest to a local co-op.

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    I like the idea of trying all those different options. We don't even have snow here, but I would give those bikes a shot. Keep what you want and look for a Giant Bike Yard Sale this spring. We have a couple of them put on by the Parks and Recreation Dept. Tons of people turn out. Do some buying and selling. Plus its a great place to meet people who do what you do.
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    Hint: if you use the 2.5 and the 2.3, use the bigger tire up front

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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterK View Post
    Hint: if you use the 2.5 and the 2.3, use the bigger tire up front
    That's just what the guy told me today when he delivered the tires to where I work! Heh! That you for the confirmation!
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