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Nokian NBX GW 2.5 Tire

4.33/5 (3 Reviews)
Weight : 1250 grams MSRP : $35.00

Product Description

  • ETRTO mm: 62-559
  • WIDTH tread/casing mm: 61/59
  • BEAD: steel
  • DUROMETER ShA: carbon/ 60
  • PRESSURE sugg./max. psi: 29/36

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by UncaJohn a Weekend Warrior from Athens Greece

Date Reviewed: January 2, 2007

Strengths:    Strong tire, won't get off the rim even if completelly flat. Great traction, climbs everything, especially those slippery marble rocks
Strong as hell, even in those sharp rocky trail surfaces of Ymmitos mountain (where cyclist friends cannot go)

Weaknesses:    If you've got a normal small lever, you'll find it hard to get this tire on & off the rim. On the other hand this is a safety measure, nobody's fancy a tire derailling under speed.
Not for the heretic (grammarophobic XC i-wanna-be-a-racer)

Bottom Line:   
This tire stll amazes me after more than 2 years of use. Still holding strong at ymmitos rocky trails.
Very reliable traction.
I can climb everything by just keeping on the efford.
Despite the weight and pattern it rolls really fast.
a Great Finnish product (these people are ahead -again - in technology).
Take care to use the right rim size (width), ok?

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Purchased At:   50

Similar Products Used:   NOKIAN GAZZALOGI 2,6, NOKIAN NBX 2,3

Bike Setup:   Mountain Cycle San Andreas, Sherman fork 150mm(devolved-no SPV, thank God i removed it!) Shimano XT (first generation) 4 piston disc brakes, 203 front, 165 rear, XT drivetrain (custom machined bash guard), DMR stem, TIME freeride pedals, WTB saddle, titec telescopic seatpost.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Chris a Weekend Warrior from Canberra

Date Reviewed: October 12, 2006

Strengths:    Excellent tire all round
Provided awesome grip on dh, as well as urban stuff like wall rides and dj.

Weaknesses:    Wear pretty quickly, probs a bit expensive uf you bought it after market. I'm not sure on that stuff though.

Bottom Line:   
Awesome tire and would reccomend it to anyone. Unfortunately, spends most of its time on concrete, so it wears down fast. Great for off road stuff though!!!
Buy it if youve got the cash, but if not, don't.

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Favorite Trail:   isaacs ridge DH

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Purchased At:   on my stinky

Similar Products Used:   kenda kinetics (very poor tire)

Bike Setup:   stock with dmr speed guide as chain guide, only one front cog.

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Frédéric Paquet a Weekend Warrior from Montréal(Québec)

Date Reviewed: August 18, 2004

Strengths:    Does not wear to fast.

Weaknesses:    Not enough grip on rock.
No grip at all when wet

Bottom Line:   
An all-around tire useful if you intend to roll elsewhere than in an hardcore trail. It does not wear fast if your are carefull when breaking.

Not so bad for freeriding when the ground is dry. Forget it on rainy days. Slips on off-camber rocks even when dry.

Buy it if you are a freerider missing funds and tires. Avoid it if you can.

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Favorite Trail:   Bing bang (Bromont)

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   Stock on my Stinky '04

Similar Products Used:   None

Bike Setup:   Kona stinky '04

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