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Old 04-05-10, 04:01 PM
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Tire Recommendation

Hey Guys,
Right now I am using the Continental Race King 26.

I find these tires are too aggressive for the days I wanna be on the road with my Rocky Vertex 50.

I am not aggressive on the trails, so I am looking for a tire that could give me a better road type surface, but still allow for use on the trails.

I'd say I am 80 road, 20 "offroad".

Budget is not an issue, I pay for quality!

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If budget isn't an issue, get a second wheelset, even a cheap one and use it on the road. There just aren't any good compromises that I have found. Perhaps and 8 block xc would be ok on the road, but not sure.
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I'd rather just tires If I plan to take a harder ride, I'll spend the 10 minutes changing tires / tubes.
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Kenda Smallblock 8's are flippin FAST!!! (and light) Get 'em in 2.1 and pump them up to 45 for the road. They'll burn yo buddies butts!
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The Schwalbe series of tires look very interesting
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Just ordered the Marathon Durene's from Chain Reaction...as well as some other goodies!
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Tires arrived! Gonna install them tomorrow
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