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Intense System 29 Tire

2.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $44.98


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Intense System 29 Kevlar Tire: Lightweight 29" tire based on the System 4 tread with lower knobs. Dual compound (55/60) EX-DC Lite single ply sidewall.


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by moxiemeister a Cross Country Rider from Morgantown, WV

Date Reviewed: July 22, 2009

Strengths:    Low Cost

Weaknesses:    Unuseable! Everytime I inflate these they blow off the rims. Luckily the wheels weren't on the bike at the time, or the frame damage may have been significant.

Bottom Line:   
What a disappointment. I figured I may not have seated the tires properly, but repeated attempts and careful checking yielded the same results. They just won't stay on the rims.

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Favorite Trail:   Quebec Run

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $37.00

Purchased At:   Price Point

Similar Products Used:   None

Bike Setup:   Spinergy Xyclone Disc 29"

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by rockcrusher a Cross Country Rider from Tucson Arizona

Date Reviewed: February 17, 2009

Strengths:    This is a nice rolling tire with good traction and a nice round casing. Seems to roll quite fast and has a high volume. The compounds seem to enhance the traction as it corners at high lean angles better than it should. The casing is nice and thick, with good compliance to rocks and seemingly good resistance to rocks and debris.

Weaknesses:    Climbing performance is poor on kitty litter over hardpack when run in the recommended direction. Reverse it to have better climbing performance in a trade off with depreciated braking performance.

Bottom Line:   
For the price currently on closeout these tires are unbeatable for a fast rolling trail/endurance tire. The weight pushes them out of the race category but I used these in a recent 24hr race and loved them. I was scared of the soft compound edge knobs wearing too quickly but so far they look good after 24hrs of racing and some time training on them. Not as grippy as the saguaro but seemingly more stout.

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Favorite Trail:   All

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   JensonUSA

Similar Products Used:   GEAX Saguaro

Bike Setup:   Salsa El Mariachi rigid. 2x9 and SS with WTB Laserdisc 29 trail rims. Tires run at 26-28psi.

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Intense System 29 Exdc Lite Tire $18.99ea

[url]http://www.jensonusa.com/store/product/TI287A05-Intense+System+29+Exdc+Lite+Tire.aspx[/url] If I did not have a plethora of 29er tires I would add these to my collection also. I hear decent things about Intense tires. pinkRead More »

Intense System 29

I picked up a pair of these about 3 weeks ago, and since there's hardly any information out there about this tire, here are a few thoughts... -Casing is about the same size as a 2.25 Ardent (see below). The Ardent has much fatter side knobs, but the center tread is about the same height on both t ... Read More »

Intense System 29 Exdc Lite Tire?? Anyone using them?

I haven't read much about these, but they are on sale at Jensonusa for a nice price. Anyone riding with them?Read More »

Anyone put some serious miles in Intense System 29 tires?

I see these on closeout for $18.99. I had sidewall tears from rocks in my Ignitors. I am using Rampages on my other 29er, but looking for a tire with decent grip and rolling resistance. Has anyone put any serious time on on these Intense tires? How are the sidewalls?Read More »

Intense Tires, System 29 is here!

Is this not new News? I'm not a 29er guy, but I just got a few pair from Intense today. [IMG]http://www.intensetires.com/images/ex_dc_system4_lite.jpg[/IMG]Read More »

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