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Old 01-01-05, 03:11 AM
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New Tires Needed

i have wore out my back tire due to my heavy weight and "rough" riding. Anyways I need a tire that can deal with the beating of regular pavement riding yet can still provide some grip for my big butt on a muddy path, recommendations?
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I've considered some of those....I think I might end up getting some...how does that thin center tread handle the pavement? does it wear quickly?
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Wtb makes some really long wearing tires. Like the front Velociraptor and the rear Tyrannoraptor. I change those out every 4k miles or so (mostly paved)
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you may want to try a Panaracer Cinder. its super fast,wears great, and is super grippy on the rear. its heavy though. it doesnt ride like a heavy tire though due to the rolling resistance or lack of to be more precise. Im a larger than most here fellow also and would recomend them
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A BIGASS SET OF MAXXIS WILL DO FINE, just don't skid or anything and only use the front brake so they were evenly. no probs
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How about a set of Panaracer Fire FRs? super aggresive tread pattern and with a massive air volume will support any rough riding you can throw at them.
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Originally Posted by PWRDbyTRD
I need a tire that can deal with the beating of regular pavement riding yet can still provide some grip for my big butt on a muddy path, recommendations?
You are talking two different tyres really, but a compromise could be the Semi-slcks. Plenty of manufacturers for them about, but severe mud will cause a problem for them. For years I have used Panaracer Fire XC's and have even used them on 65 mile road rides without too much drag on tarmac. Only thing to do is pump up to around 60lb for the road and this will even be ok off road if a mixed surface ride is planned.
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