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Old 03-14-19, 01:07 PM
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Originally Posted by rumatt View Post
What pressures did you run? I found that even with 35's at reasonable pressures (avoiding too much drop or squish) the ride was more uncomfortable than with 32's.
Curious what you mean when you say uncomfortable. Do you mean the 35s dont absorb enough vibration from road imperfections? Do you mean you think the tires are going to slip off the rims on turns?

I run 40mm tube tires on Archetype rims that are 17.5 internal and 23mm external. Cant say I think about the tires at all from comfort or feel perspectives. They help me go where i want when i want without thought. I run higher psi than most people(about 55ish), but i am 235 so that is expected.

Much wider than 23mm gets into 29er rim territory, from what ive seen before. Thats fine and all, some just might be a bit heavier/overbuilt.
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