Panaracer Fire Cross 29er Tire

4.5/5 (4 Reviews)
Weight : 690 grams

Product Description

Great for cyclocross or 29" MTB riders seeking a fast, narrow tire. Based on the proven Fire XC tread pattern.
  • kevlar folding bead
  • Approx 45mm (1.8") wide
  • 700 x 45C (29" MTB)

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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by gary.hussey a Weekend Warrior from tuscaloosa,Alabama,United States of America

    Date Reviewed: February 15, 2011

    Strengths:    Climb like a beast and corner well in soft dirt and leaves when properly configured (reversible). You can just feel these guys hook up. They shed mud like a duck sheds water.

    Weaknesses:    High but expected rolling resistance, constantly getting leaves stuck in them making the annoying biplane sound. A little soft. Useless in sandy conditions (traction drops to nada)

    Bottom Line:   
    I love these tires. I think for Riding in temperate climates where you'll get some mud and leaves they perform very well. Have served me well for over 500 miles.

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    Favorite Trail:   Tashka @ Lake Lureleen

    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Price Paid:    $75.00

    Purchased At:   http://directbicycle

    Similar Products Used:   none, these tire have unique properties unlike anything else Iv'e used.

    Bike Setup:   full XT on a 16" Salsa BigMama sporting a 100mm fox rp2 rear and a 120mm fox front

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by joebreez a Cross Country Rider from CT

    Date Reviewed: December 21, 2010

    Strengths:    Mounted up tubeless with no effort. Good traction and rolls very well, using as a front tire.

    Weaknesses:    None found yet

    Bottom Line:   
    Mounted on the Bontrager Tubeless strips, aired up easily, held air with no weeping in the side walls.
    Rode a few rides with them so far, holds a line well and provides plenty of traction. Stock tires were good(Bonty 29-3)but developed some pin holes in the side walls and rear got torn. These were a great choice for a replacement tire. Not as much volume as the 29-3 but works well anyway.
    These look like they'll be very durable.
    A bit more "roost" coming off the front tire but a fair trade off for some great traction.

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    Favorite Trail:   Myx Monster at Blue Mt Peekskill

    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $40.00

    Purchased At:   lbs

    Similar Products Used:   Bonty 29-3 TLR, Michelin AT, Geax Sugauro

    Bike Setup:   RumbleFish 1, Stock with fresh rubber

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Quinn a Cross Country Rider from Reno, NV

    Date Reviewed: July 13, 2007

    Strengths:    Huge knobs/ tread pattern- big enough to dig into desert sand and rock , sticky compound- sticks like velcro to the terrain

    Weaknesses:    sticky compound- softer, wears faster

    Bottom Line:   
    the Best tire I have ever ridden, Period!

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    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $55.00

    Similar Products Used:   10 yrs of mtb tires

    Bike Setup:   Raleigh 1x7 XXIX- MRX GripShift connected to a Deore Derailer

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by ®andyA a Cross Country Rider from Dearborn, MI USA

    Date Reviewed: December 21, 2006

    Strengths:    Very good traction in most conditions, relatively light weight, good cushion for a small volume tire. Rolling resistance seemed to be decent good too - not the greatest, but considering such deep treads it rolls pretty well.

    It's pretty light for it's size too. Not light like a Karma or Crow, but decent.

    Weaknesses:    It's not a big volume plush tire for those looking for that characteristic.

    Bottom Line:   
    A great all-purpose, small volume tire. Not necessarily made for the big tire fanatic. Not the fastest tire out there, but holds it's own. This lends itself to being a great rear tire.

    But for those looking for a tire for general purpose riding, or for weekend warrior types who don't have the time or money to be switching tires for many different types of terrain, this tire is a very nice choice.

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    Favorite Trail:   too many to list...

    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $25.00

    Purchased At:   Cambria Bike Online

    Similar Products Used:   WTB Moto 29er
    WTB Mutano 44c
    Kenda Klaw XT 29

    Bike Setup:   * Niner SIR9 f/f
    * Salsa Delgado Cross rims, Hope XC hubs, DT Comp spokes, 36x
    * Thomson post & stem
    * Airborne Ti bar, Odi Rogue grips, Cane Creek ergo bar ends
    * SRAM shifters & derailluers
    * RaceFace crankset, PW BB, Wipperman chain, SRAM cogs
    * Avid BB7 calipers & SD7 levers

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