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Kenda Honey Badger Tire

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MSRP : $64.00

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Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:2
Submitted by UpSideDownBiker a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: May 28, 2014

Strengths:    The name.

Weaknesses:    Not great in softer corners. Tire casing is not very flexible. Tire weight seems high. 755 grams.

Bottom Line:   
I was really excited to get a set of these tires, the shape and the knob profile are exactly what I was looking for. Unfortunately that is where the excitement stopped. Tried them on three different rides. Each time they just wanted to push out on every corner. I went back to my old standby and no problems. I tried different PSI with a tubeless set up and nothing seemed to to work well for me. I will try them later in the summer when the trials are rock hard. The tire casing seems really stiff. Which I'm sure in a rocky'er area that may be great to avoid cuts. But the upper Midwest it just becomes a heavy unresponsive tire. I'm sad that the Honey Badger don't corner for S....

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Favorite Trail:   Upper Moto

Duration Product Used:   2 weeks

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   Ritchey z-max, Schwalbe Rons, Maxxiss Ardents

Bike Setup:   Ritchey 650b Rigid fork XT build.

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Kenda Honey Badger 650b???

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Honey Badger frame vs. other steel options

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Spot Honey Badger SS

anyone riding this frame? I am curious and its on my shortlist of possible new frames but am not finding a lot of info on the web about it. [url=http://spotbrand.com/bikes/product-page/honey-badger-ss/]Spot Brand Bicycles » Product Page » Honey Badger SS[/url]Read More »

Kenda Honey Badger

I just mounted up Honey Badger on a Crest on my wife's new build. I think it'll work well and she gets a kick out of it because she thinks that Honey Badger video is funny... So... Do the little HB and DCs on the tread mean Honey Badger Don't Care? Too funny. [url=http://www.youtube.com/ ... Read More »

Kenda Honey Badger

Anyone tried this tire yet? I want to use it on the front of my wife's new build because, get this... she thinks that Honey Badger video on the internet is hysterical. It actually looks like a really good tire.Read More »

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