WTB Vigilante 29er Tire

3/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $74.95

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Product Description

Born from the need to race in European enduro events, the Vigilante is our premier aggressive All Mountain tire, and first choice for Team WTB 8217;s Mark Weir. The square-lugged open-tread pattern offers stability in loose or wet terrain, while the stiff outside knobs grip at lean angles like nobody 8217;s business. With Dual DNA (TCS) and Gravity DNA (Team Issue) rubber, this is the tire to ride when you are giving it your all. Usage: All Mountain / Enduro Conditions: Wet to Dry / Loose, Rocky, Mud TCS (Tubeless Compatible System): Based on UST and ETRTO standards, TCS tires feature square shaped, tubeless beads and dual durometer rubber compounds. AM and Team Issue tires feature additional reinforcement for demanding terrain. Weight: 1010g Compound: Dual DNA (60a/50a) Casing: All Mountain 60 tpi Bead: TCS aramid Tire Section Width: 57mm Tire Overall Width: 57mm

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by steve a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: August 24, 2015

Strengths:    Wears well
Great traction

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
These are mounted on AC Wide Lightning wheels, had the wtb mounted front with bonty 29-4 on rear, wore out the 29-4, just mounted Vigilante on rear, couldn't be more pleased, front is still good.
I'm 70, vision challenged, ride my hilly trails in CENTRAL TX, what I lack in skill I want to make up for with traction. I will go slower, control and predictability are valuable assets when going slow or fast, was faster today and felt Iike the tires were providing feedback, a new feeling.
These rocks eat tires, at 860 gm for the tougher version, and the front is still good is a good sign, and they were cheap at Christmas and I scored multiples.
Love it when a plan comes together, doesn't always.
Found my tire.

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Favorite Trail:   home

Duration Product Used:   6 yrs

Price Paid:    $2300.00

Purchased At:   LBS in San Antonio,

Similar Products Used:   Bontrager 29-4, Spec Eskar Control, Mt King,

Bike Setup:   '09 Pivot 429, med, xo grip shift, xtr 970 crank 20-32, 2x9, xtr 985 trail brakes, AC Wide Lightning wheelset, tubeless,King headset, Thomson post and stem, wtb rocket v slt seat, Fox CTD front and rear. Bought the 429 frame new, upgraded shock and fork in '14, still and will be a 9 spdx2.

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by pedaler845 a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: July 7, 2015

Strengths:    Good sized tread and traction

Weaknesses:    Incredibly difficult to mount on my rims. One rim is an Arch EX, the other is a chinese carbon. It would be very unpleasant & time consuming to change -worse if colder. Therefore Ive wasted $70.

Bottom Line:   
I bought the heavy duty coated levers thinking that would help and spare my carbon rim. I realized this tire was not worth the worry while it was on that rim, so I wanted it on my Arch. The tread would probably be great for that. However, in the process of mounting it once on the Arch, I mostly ruined the coating on the lever & scratched the rim. It was even harder to mount on this rim than the carbon.

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Favorite Trail:   909

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $70.00

Purchased At:   Overlook Mt Bikes

Similar Products Used:   Nevegal, Ardent, Captains

Bike Setup:   JET & MCR

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