Surly Lou Fatbike Tire

4/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $170.00


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The Surly Lou was designed to be used with super wide rims including the Clown Shoe. Together with the Bud, the two were designed to work as a front and rear pair. The massive foot print and aggressive tread allow you to hit the gnarlies...


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Single Speed

Date Reviewed: March 10, 2014

Strengths:    Traction, traction, did I say traction. Awesome float on soft snow.

Weaknesses:    cost, rolling resistance is a trade off for great traction.

Bottom Line:   
this rear tire is fantastic, I could climb every hill that others could not. Build confidence going down hills as well. Braking in snow is also really good when a downed tree is on a down hill. My only complaint is that it is $170 a piece. I also have the Bud for the front and they are great together. Surly really did bring out a great product and I am enjoying these tires in the snow.

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Has anyone studded nates, bud or lou with 45nrth type studs?

Hey there all, Having quite the dilemma of what to do for stud season. I want to run a different tire besides my nate next summer. The are not amazing on sand or asphalt but are great for everything else so far. So I am willing to experiment with my nates. The grip studs look awesome but are to damn ... Read More »

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Are bud and lou still king?

I want to buy snow tires for my fatboy before the the snow hits this fall. I've yet to see anything that suggests I can do better than bud and lou. Does anyone disagree? The snowshoe XL seems like a reasonable contender but doesn't dethrone the lou. I already have GC's for summer so all-w ... Read More »

Surly Bud and Lou 4.8'' v. Vee Rubber H-Billie 26”x4.25” 120tpi tires?

I just purchased my first fat bike and couldn't be more excited! I bought the Minnesota 3.0 with the Rockshox Bluto fork. I am considering whether to keep the H-Billie 4.25 tires or to upgrade to the Surely Bud and Lou 4.8 inch tires. I live in NJ so we get a fair amount of snow in the winter, bu ... Read More »

Until such time I get my 4.8" Bud and Lou running tubeless…

Recommended innertube with REMOVABLE Presta valve cores? Currently running the DH 26"x2.5-2.8" Kenda tubes with removable cores, they seem more robust than the non-DH versions. Reason for running removable cores: Stan’s no flats liquid so as to reduce likelihood of getting punctures. How light ca ... Read More »

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