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maxxis dual compound vs

Oct. 16, 2016, 5:49 p.m.
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maxx terra. i've only ever seen the maxx terra for sale at LBS but this dual compound is a slightly cheaper option online. anyone with experience notice much difference in ride performance? was fondling 2 minion 2.5's yesterday one with m terra and one with m gripp. both seem very soft but the gripp just a bit more. the one with gripp was also DD casing which was notably heavier. as in probably too much for my purposes.

Oct. 16, 2016, 6:59 p.m.
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I’m running a MaxxTerra Highroller II x 2.4 front and a Dual Compound Highroller II x 2.4 in the rear. The dual compound is noticeably slicker on rocks and roots, but lasts about 10 times as long as a rear tire. It’s definitely a trade off.

Oct. 16, 2016, 8:08 p.m.
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Anyone know how thick the outer soft layer of rubber is on a 3C or similar rubber? It strikes me that once you wear through that layer you're riding on hard rubber.

Debate? Bikes are made for riding not pushing.

Oct. 17, 2016, 11:34 p.m.
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Anyone know how thick the outer soft layer of rubber is on a 3C or similar rubber? It strikes me that once you wear through that layer you're riding on hard rubber.

It is fairly thick, I run 3c front and rear on the winter wet months.In the summer I run dual compound rear and 3c front.
3c rear is slow but great on wood.

Oct. 18, 2016, 7:20 p.m.
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and now that i think about it, what i really wanna know is maxx terra vs maxx gripp? mt is pretty dam good, i wonder if there is any discernible improvement with the even softer mg.

Oct. 19, 2016, 8:45 a.m.
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Maxx terra 70/50/42
Maxx grip 70/42/40
Dc 60/51
Super tacky 42

Yeah you probably would notice the softer side lugs on the maxx grip

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