Panaracer CG XC Tire

4.25/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $39.99


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Product Description

Cedric Gracia designed the CG XC tire for courses that require a fast rolling tire. The CG XC was designed for speed on soft to dry conditions and won’t let you down in the corners. The specially developed sticky compound incorporates Panaracer’s newest technology “Combo Compound.” Combo Compound was designed to provide grip as well as durability.


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by kobe-wan

Date Reviewed: January 26, 2013

Strengths:    Durable, rolls well, traction

Weaknesses:    does seep for a while (long while) set up tubeless

Bottom Line:   
I've been riding this tire (rear only) for two years all over CO and into Utah. It has held up remarkably well (it should, as there is a ton of rubber on it), and I am just now thinking about replacing it. It is heavy, but it rolls very well, and handles just about everything quite well. The only times that I haven't been impressed with this tire is in mud or wet root sections- luckily I don't encounter that much here.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by BikeSATORI

Date Reviewed: October 4, 2012

Strengths:    LOTS of grip in packed to cushion riding, yet still very fast. Seem to be very predictable on off-camber or leaning in hard. I'm a momentum rider and these don't hold me back one bit. Popped right on with stans, no struggle. Weight is decent too, esp. considering the size/amount of knobs and no "sipes".

Weaknesses:    None so far. I might like some siped sections for a bit more "wet" grip, but this can be done by oneself... Also, maybe more width options?

Bottom Line:   
Love these tires. Definitely surpassed my expectations and has me second guessing my thoughts of Panaracer mtb tires going out of date. Surprisingly a bit hard to find and get ahold of though...

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Slee

Date Reviewed: May 22, 2012

Strengths:    Durable so far. Capable in most conditions.

Weaknesses:    Tends to grab roots running parallel with the trail and slide easily on ones crossing it. Not good. Doesn't run tubeless well.

Bottom Line:   
I use this tire on the rear. Overall, I consider it an average performer. It is extrememly porous and is not easy to set up for tubeless. Despite repeated efforts, it still slow leaks. It does seem to be a resiliant tire as its held up well against occasional poor line choices and plenty of roots and rock gardens. Never a tear or puncture. It loses traction too quickly on rooty climbs which can be extremely frustrating. On most other surfaces, including creek crossings, it seems to grab just fine.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by SlowerThenSnot a Cross Country Rider from hurricane

Date Reviewed: April 3, 2011

Strengths:    For dessert riding its flat out works

Weaknesses:    none found so far

Bottom Line:   
In the first 60 miles I've had with this 2.25x29"er tire i'm very happy on how it preforms especially in the marblely rocks you find on top of slick-rock up on gooseberry mesa.

Tracks very well in sand.

Is quite quick on fire roads and pavement for how knobby it is and how much it weighs in at.

Leaves a fun track in the dirt!

So far no nits to pick

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Favorite Trail:   UT

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   hurricane

Similar Products Used:   wtb Dessent, wtb wier wolf, maxxis ardent

Bike Setup:   rigid fixed siren

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