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what is considered light for a XC race tire ?

Old 11-15-09, 09:01 AM
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what is considered light for a XC race tire ?

wondering what is considered light for an XC race tire and any recommendations?
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Old 11-15-09, 10:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Smallguy View Post
wondering what is considered light for an XC race tire and any recommendations?
without going too extreme, 400-500 is pretty light. i am not a hardcore racer but have done quiet a few sport class xc races. i have been using hutchinson pythons i think...if i remember right they are around 450 grams...but then i weighed them on my scale and they were 527 grams

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300-400g is reasonable for dry condition xc tires. eg. Kenda Klimax
Best on the scales is not always the best.
I've been happy with IRC Mythos for modest dirt situations. (mid 400g)
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