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Old 03-17-18, 08:59 AM
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Tubeless Mt/road tire?

I just started riding trails on my rigid hybrid with 2.0 Big Ben tires. I would like to go tubeless as I have been riding the desert with lot's of cactus. Looking for 27.5x2.2 that would work on/off road. I recently got bitten by this off road trail bug.
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Old 03-31-18, 10:31 AM
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It's a good bug to be bitten by. Are you considering tubeless so you can add Slime for flat protection? If that's the case, they do offer tubes with flat protection included that you might want to consider.
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Gravelking SK comes in a 27.5x1.90, and works on pretty much everything. I run the 700x43F / 700x38R on my CX set up tubeless, and they are simply superb.
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Schwalbe Thunder Burts?

I run Schwalbe Thunder Burts (29 x 2.1) on my Salsa Cutthroat. They come in 27.5" at 2.1 and 2.25. I love 'em as an all around tire. They roll well and the Evo version (Snakeskin) is durable. Mine are set up with Caffelatex sealant and elastic rim strips. The only reason I might change is to try a 2.4" width for the super soft sandy tracks I find bikepacking in NM.

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OP, got tubeless rims? Kind of needed for that. There are fixes, usually lots of work though.
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Originally Posted by Leebo View Post
OP, got tubeless rims? Kind of needed for that. There are fixes, usually lots of work though.
That's what I was looking for. Have to make sure your rims are tubeless ready before going tubeless.
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