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Your choice wet cond/light* weight tyre...

Sept. 8, 2016, 1:07 p.m.
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…is?

*relative term

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Sept. 8, 2016, 1:14 p.m.
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Boycott tyres.

Sept. 8, 2016, 1:57 p.m.
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Somebody rep this mofo!

Wrong. Always.

Sept. 8, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
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on the wagon wheeler i currently have the maxxis beaver exo 2.25 on back. great all around tire. after about a half season it's getting worn, when it dies the spesh purgatory grid will go on. both have been good in the wet IMO, and are reasonably light. i don't baby them, nor am i enduro racing on them or launching into rock gardens. either minion for the front or back in exo max terra have been great and are also 'reasonably' light. if you are looking for outstanding rock grip or enduroing tires, you're looking at different models such as the minion 2.5's or heavy casing tires.

Sept. 8, 2016, 7:53 p.m.
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Maxxis DHR2 2.3 Max Terra work for me - anyone know where to get these for cheap (29er version)? Maybe not as light as you are looking for but for wet riding on the shore they definitely do the trick.

Sept. 8, 2016, 8:01 p.m.
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wet weather tires ?? I run the same design 12months a year , hell rode a Rock Razor on the back for a full year , yeah it gets slick , but what tire dosen,t when caked in muck

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Sept. 9, 2016, 12:09 a.m.
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The hans Damp get a bit sketch when wet MM better but one I got is hard compound the sticky one heavy dh casing(?)
Light, big volume, gummy rubber. Pick two I guess. :(

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Sept. 10, 2016, 3:11 p.m.
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maxxis forecaster looks awesome. light, high volume, designed for wet. currently only available in 29er here in Canada. natch.

Sept. 10, 2016, 8:15 p.m.
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New 27.5×2.60 options come for the Rekon and Forekaster, joining the 2.8 width as part of their [HTML_REMOVED]#8220;Wide Trail[HTML_REMOVED]#8221; lineup optimized for 35mm inner width rims to offer a larger volume MTB tire that feels more like a high volume tire and less like a plus-bike tire. Weights TBD.

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Sept. 11, 2016, 8:10 a.m.
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Maxxis shorty is good. Works just fine on hard surfaces too.

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Sept. 18, 2016, 1:17 p.m.
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Maxxis shorty is good. Works just fine on hard surfaces too.

omfg boat anchor I am weak.

If you all only had two choices which do you choose HD or NN both Pacestar on rear.

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Sept. 18, 2016, 5 p.m.
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I'm old school. If it's wet, I knock a few PSI outta the rubber and just give 'er.

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Sept. 18, 2016, 5:14 p.m.
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omfg boat anchor I am weak.

If you all only had two choices which do you choose HD or NN both Pacestar on rear.

No pacestar rubber for wet. Maybe if you ride UBC type pea gravel expressways. I tried the HD but it has a weird self steering feel on hard surfaces. That was the 29 X 2.35 in trail star. On a 69° ha hard tail. Didn't like it. Wife likes it when it's wet because it does grip, but said the same thing about the steering feel.

Shorty ain't that bad. Today I was riding wet rock and gravel and some loam on Bontrager SE 2.4. They've been excellent all summer and even in the wet today they were fine.

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Sept. 18, 2016, 5:52 p.m.
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No pacestar rubber for wet.

Yeah I know but I got HD on the rear now and a NN in the garage just wondering if one or the other tread pattern made the best of a bad situation.

Bontrager SE 2.4. They've been excellent all summer and even in the wet today they were fine.

Thanks will check those out. Ride today with MM trailstar up front was magic, just like Mary!
(Disclaimer, I dated Mary in highschool)
Can't wait to get Trailstar compound or similar on the rear.

I'm old school. If it's wet, I knock a few PSI outta the rubber and just give 'er.

See Mary above. lol……

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Sept. 18, 2016, 6:42 p.m.
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2.4 DHR 3C Maxx Terras seem to be the ticket. Large volume tires that can be run at low PSI on wide rims.

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