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Surly Larry Tire

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $150.00

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The ultimate fat-bikeTire for steering control in loose and soft conditions. It features a more rounded profileThan Surlys EndomorphTire, and works nicely onThe front with an Endo inThe rear. 120TPI For snow/sand bikes likeThe Surly Pugsley Wont fitThe vast majority of bicycles dueTo its extra-wide size Please note,This isThe 120TPI Surly LarryTire and is notThe same asThe cheaper 27TPI version offered elsewhere

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Weinerts a Weekend Warrior

Date Reviewed: May 21, 2012

Strengths:    Big - fat -and really big and fat

Weaknesses:    Have not been able to set up tubeless ---- yet!

Bottom Line:   
I have the thing on a GFS rim (no holes yet) and it is great! I love the monster truck feeling on my bike!!

Light than a suspension fork, and no maintenance. We will see how long it lasts.

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Favorite Trail:   Dirt.

Purchased At:   Universal Cycles

Bike Setup:   Vassago Jaberwocky - 3 speed 14, 20, 34 rear on singlespeed hub old LX mech. Pugsley non offset fork and Books B17 imperial coolness.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by johnnyb a Weekend Warrior from Fairfax, Ca

Date Reviewed: February 19, 2012

Strengths:    Good grippy tire. Cushy, low pressure lets the tire absorb impacts instead of compression. Works well in low to medium speed technical situations. Confident feeling.

Weaknesses:    Heavy, but all things fat are! Though the tire works great at low speeds, the rebound you can get from ruts and big rocks at speeds over 15 mph can be a handful if you aren't paying attention. If you can manual a fat front bike then you won't have too many issues with rebound

Bottom Line:   
Riding a fat front bike is quite different from riding a narrow tire bike. This 3.8" tire has a nice tread pattern that combined with a low tire pressure (9psi) will let you grip and lean over stuff you would think twice about with a 2.5. I built my fat front bike to take on a wet and muddy winter, which hasn't happened but this tire still shines and plays nice on dry, loose, loamy singletrack. Cushy ride, motorcycle tire looks.

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Favorite Trail:   Skinny and tight

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $65.00

Purchased At:   Universal cycles

Similar Products Used:   None

Bike Setup:   Fat front Access XCL

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Anyone know where I can get a Larry ultralight casing?

QBP doesn't have one and I would like to get one, my current rear tire is bald. Does anyone know a shop that has one, or has one they want to get rid off? ThanksRead More »

Do folding Big Fat Larry's come in a box?

I ordered some folding BFLs to lighten things up. The distributor whol listed the folders at 1200gm sent my dealer a set. They were laid full out in a huge box like a wire bead, and they were 1485 and 1475 grams. If it looks like a wire bead, and scales like a wire bead, it's a wire bead. But ... Read More »

Floaters vs Bf Larry's my review

[IMG]http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/20/2y6e2uzy.jpg[/IMG]I have an on one fatty and recently bought some bfl and been using for the last month or so and have been loving them ,there just more comfortable and better rolling better over bumps and rougher terrain and light terrain they was mainly bou ... Read More »

on one fatty with BIG FAT LARRY'S

thought i would post a few pics with the bfl's ,bought for the summer trails and keeping the fat look and better rolling ,these are lighter than the flaoters also with surly tubes 420 grams compared to floaters 600 odd grams , i am liking the look will update on performance on weekend when i get cha ... Read More »

General purpose "touring" tire: Knard 26" or Larry?

I would like to shed some weight of my wheels by replacing the heavy wire bead tires with some kevlars and can't decide which of those two tires to go for. Any thoughts which one might be better with rolling resistance and thread durability when loaded? Dirt tracks, gravel, sand but also some tarma ... Read More »

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