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WTB Mutano Raptor 29 Tire

4.33/5 (3 Reviews)

Product Description

Narrow and responsive with a solid cornering square profile
  • Many tread edges provide predictable handling
  • 700c ATB / 29"
  • Comp (540g)

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    Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by martini a Cross Country Rider from Viroqua WI

    Date Reviewed: December 30, 2004

    Strengths:    FAST tire! Great volume.

    Weaknesses:    Sidewalls are delicate.

    Bottom Line:   
    I love this tire. Its a great fast rolling tire in nearly all conditions. Except when it starts to get wet/slippery. Great volume, a a decent wieght. The sidewalls are pretty thin though, so watch it if you ride amongst sharp rocks. DON'T run them with Stans. In fact don't run stans with WTB tires at all. Just not a good idea. They're not made for Stans.

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    Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

    Price Paid:    $20.00

    Purchased At:   wholesaler

    Similar Products Used:   Notos, Mythos, Vapor, Motoraptor

    Bike Setup:   SS disc, rigid/CX-1

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by johnny hunter a Cross Country Rider from San Ramon, CA

    Date Reviewed: September 14, 2003

    Strengths:    good traction on compacted trails and gravel. 2.1 instaed of 2.0 or 1.9

    Weaknesses:    none yet

    Bottom Line:   
    So far these tires run great. i cant stop riding the damn thing. the Zero suspension and 29" combo makes for unparalelled responsiveness.

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    Favorite Trail:   Mill Branch

    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $25.00

    Purchased At:   web cyclery

    Similar Products Used:   first 29er

    Bike Setup:   surly karate monkey, stylo crank, Maxm FR bars, Syncros post, Salsa rims laced to Paul word and XT hubs, and of course a rigid fork.

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Scott McMillian a Cross Country Rider from Charleston,WV USA

    Date Reviewed: June 5, 2003

    Strengths:    Very fast, good climber. Best in hard pack conditions.

    Weaknesses:    spins out in the slimy Appalachian mud, the smokes where slow as a tractor but never spun. Would like a rear specific 45c for the back in the rainy season.

    Bottom Line:   
    Great tires for 700c bikes with limited chain stay clearance. They held the line in the single track better than I can but sink in the deep mud (unlike the smokes). They shine on long fireroad climbs, bring a sandwich cause you will need a snack while waiting for the 26ers to lumber up the hill.

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    Favorite Trail:   Kanawha State Forest

    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $20.00

    Purchased At:   Charleston Bicycle Center

    Similar Products Used:   Panracer smokes, slickes.

    Bike Setup:   1993 Bianchi Project (Steel)- 700c Sun Rino lite rims, old Deore friction thumb shifters, some used flex stem and other out of date almost top shelf parts. Steel lasts forever!

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