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Old 03-30-09, 02:39 PM
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Looking for fast tire for everyday use (not race)

Can you recommend something for me ?


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Old 03-30-09, 04:38 PM
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really fast tires.
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Old 03-30-09, 04:43 PM
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V-rated.

Seriously, what type of riding and/or what kind of width do you prefer to run? This will make a big difference in the recommendationas you will get.
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nah go Z rated, low profile.

i find my self going faster with aggressive tires than fast tracks, its a confidence thing.

maxxis makes some groovy tires with almost flat treads and knobs nearer to the sidewalls, its a good comprimize
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Mainly road riding and little bit offroad , like to use 1.9-2.1 width........

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Maxxis Crossmarks are nice and fast rolling a GREAT rear tire. probably a good front tire too.
http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...mark+Tire.aspx

Maxxis Highrollers are good too.
http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...ller+Tire.aspx
get the 26 x 2.1

I like the Ignitor for more off road single track adventure as well as the ADvantage or Ardent.

for much more street style tire check the bargin priced overdrive
http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...rive+Tire.aspx
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http://www.conti-online.com/generato...raffic_en.html

what about this tire ?
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Old 03-31-09, 05:13 PM
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Specialized Crossroads Armadillo. Best multi-purpose tire there is.

Very fast rolling, can take 80psi, virtually puncture proof.

Air down to 35-40psi and can handle light trail use. Not so good in sand/gravel.

I've had a pair on my monocog for two years of daily riding -- plenty of tread left, and I've repaired 3 flats in 2 years of urban/mountain riding.

Can't recommend enough. Hope that helps.
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i dont have a recommendation but dont get Bontragers.

i've used my ACX for about half a year and got more than 8 flats. Plus, the tread wear's off REEEL fast.
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Originally Posted by Woods View Post
That bears no resemblance to a Kenda or even a Maxxis so I have no opinion.
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Hutchinson Python Air. I doubt there is anything faster for your use.

Specs
Use with a Tube
26 x 2.0. TPI 127. 500 grams
Folding Bead
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Kenda Smallblock 8 grips like a sunny'gun on dry surfaces. The 2.1" and down is really light. Rolling resistance is nonexistant. They wear long.

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http://bontrager.com/model/07797/en

bought this one VERY FAST
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