The Evolution series Nobby Nic 650B in the 2.35 x 27.5-650B size that will be rolled out this summer for $90, and it’s tubeless ready and has the tough Schwalbe Snakeskin sidewall protection, and uses their XC oriented PaceStar rubber compound.
The 650B is becoming the hot item, and all the bike manufacturers are jumping on its bandwagon, so new frames, tires, wheels and forks are all popping onto the horizon. For the 2013 product year, Schwalbe has the complete model range in 29er sizes, and 650B will get the Hans Dampf, Nobby Nic, Racing Ralph, Rapid Rob and Rocket Ron. I enjoyed my time on the 650B Nobby Nic, and found them to be an excellent all around tire, with great traction and cornering characteristics. Continue reading →
Strengths: 27.5 x 2.35 snakeskin. Great in corners. Fast rolling. high volume. Low pressure. Durable. Seals tubeless immediately. Looks good too.
Was riding 2.25 racing ralph on sc brur trc 650b and was somewhat pleased. The nobby nic is huge upgrade. The heavier tire is not quite as snappy but not disappointing. It greatly excels in all other areas. Overall this is a faster tire and much more durable. If you have a 650b bike bike I highly reccomend these tires.
Just received these new Schwalbe tires. An HD and NN. Both are supposed to be snakeskin and say so on the sidewalls. The NN however does not have the checkering pattern on the sidewall like the HD and the snakeskin logo. It is baby butt smooth. Still snakeskin and not a manufacturing mistake? ... Read More »
I have Racing Ralphs on my Giant AX1-29. They perform well and the trails I ride are not too rocky, but there are rocky/gravel sections and roots, and it's been rainy lately. I try not to ride when it's wet, but sometimes some wet sections remain after waiting for the trails to dry.
The Racing Ra ... Read More »
Anybody out there compared this Psycho Genius to the Nobby Nic in the 29" size? Getting ready to build a Devinci Atlas (AM style) and want a tire that is a good all arounder. I have two of both tires on deck and was wondering if I should even give the Tiogas a try or not... been riding Schwalbe tire ... Read More »
I like a grippy front tire and I admittedly over tire on race day on the front end of my bike. I'm working my way down to faster and lighter, but still like some beef up there.
I'm deciding between tires:
Nobby Nic 2.25 Evo/Snakeskin Model (690 grams) - It's nice. No real compla ... Read More »
[COLOR=#333333]Wouldn't running the front tire "backwards" offer better braking and cornering under braking
at the slight expense of a little rolling resistance?[/COLOR]
[COLOR=#333333]the side knobs on the Nobby Nic look to me to be better arranged with the sipeing cut forward
at the contact patc ... Read More »