Tire Recommendations?

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4 years 1 week ago #44426 by boogenman
boogenman replied the topic: Re: Tire Recommendations?
Do you think you really need the EXO casing for our trails? It adds almost a quarter pound of weight on a set of tires.

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4 years 2 weeks ago #44422 by TJ_Zydel
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maxxis ardent 2.4 Exo...the non version sucks. or try the new ikon 2.35 Exo, i hear good things

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4 years 2 weeks ago #44420 by boogenman
boogenman replied the topic: Re: Tire Recommendations?
When the weather became a little wet in August I swapped my Ignitor back to a Maxxis Minion DHF 2.35 super tacky up front and a Maxxis High Roller 2.35 60a in back and I must say that I am enjoying these tires a lot more. Now that it is dry again I can really compare them to the Ignitor. More control and confidence in corners and the softer front tire compound feels a bit more supple on the roots. There is a small weight and rolling resistance penalty but I am not racing so they work well.

The crossmark look slike a great tire for racing in the dry.

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4 years 2 weeks ago #44419 by Moto Mike
Moto Mike replied the topic: Re: Tire Recommendations?
This was my 1st season on Maxxis Ignitors 29ers, I got to say I was less than impressed with them. I have a strong feeling I'll be going back to Maxxis Crossmarks next summer.

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4 years 2 weeks ago #44418 by lococj7
lococj7 replied the topic: Re: Tire Recommendations?
Over the past 2 years all my bikes I've switched over to the Maxxis Ignitors.. they just work!

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4 years 1 month ago #44383 by kb voodoo
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Jon Sundquist wrote: Yeah, they were quite nice tonight. I felt like I was going a little slower, but that most likely was due to the high heat and humidity. I was more soaked tonight than any time this summer. I thought we were through with that shit!


Exactly. We were all drenched tonight.

Your body gets used to cooler weather, then it's a boiler room again....

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