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  1. 29er Bikes
    Former MTB and BMX champion Mike King on a technical descent in Southern California (click to enlarge). The Lowdown: Vee Tire Crown Tires A couple years ago, we didn't know what to think of Vee Tire Co. Previously called Vee Rubber, they had a dizzying array of tires that seemed to hit every...
  2. 29er Bikes
    Close up of the Peyote and Barzo combo (click to enlarge). The Lowdown: Vittoria Peyote and Barzo tires The Geax brand has been around a long time with their popular tires including the Sagauro and a host other mountain tires. But the brand has been underserved and it never fully reached its...
  3. 29er Bikes
    Michelin adds to its new tire line a mud tire with a great casing and a couple nifty features This mud tire is part of Michelin's resurgence in the mountain bike category with a line of tires made for all-mountain riding. This particular tire is Michelin's new mud tire optimized for racing in...
  4. 29er Bikes
    Schwalbe introduced two new gravity oriented tires at Interbike 2013, the aggressive Magic Mary and semi-slick Rock Razor. The Magic Mary with its big beefy knobs is a descendent of the Muddy Mary, but shares some design characteristics right between the Muddy Mary and Dirty Dan, helping it...
  5. 29er Bikes
    WTB Vigilante 29" TCS version. The WTB Vigilante is a moderately fat 2.3" tire, that is sticky, durable and pliable, and it comes in all the current sizes. It has some impressive characteristics, including great traction and braking qualities, amazing adhesion on rock slabs, predictability...
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    One of the oldest names in the business, Michelin has been making mountain bike tires for a long time. They have several new offerings for 2013, including the Michelin Wild Grip'R and Wild Race'R Ultimate tires available in 26" and 29er versions as well as tubeless and tubeless ready. Rudy...
  7. 29er Bikes
    We've run the whole gamut of weather in North Vancouver and Whistler this year. A small window of good weather in May made me mount up some tires from Continental. Since then it had rained for 6 straight weeks making for greasy slippery conditions and only recently giving way again to good...
  8. 29er Bikes
    Rubena Scylla and Kratos Tires Review We first rode the Scylla front and rear on a Santa Cruz Highball 29er. We mounted them tubeless and they sealed up with no problems. I aired it up to my normal 22 psi but I had to keep rechecking the air pressure as pressing the sidewall felt softer than...
  9. 29er Bikes
    Trek mountain bikes have improved dramatically over the past few years. Bikes like the Remedy, Fuel and Slash have been introduced to compete well in their categories. The Bontrager tires have lagged in this revamp a bit and some might say that they have held back the bikes from their full...
  10. General Discussion
    By Lee Lau (with much thanks to Kevin Bazar for technical consultation) In North Vancouver, it's now deep into fall and a good time to try out tires that do well in mud and rain. I tested the 29 x 2.00 Maxxis Beaver tires on a Santa Cruz Tallboy. Given that I'm not racing, I elected for the...
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    by Rob Sutton from Mountain Biking by 198 https://www.mtbtrailreview.com The second ride on the Ardents changed my opinion on their performance due to a critical change in air pressure. I lowered the front another couple psi to the 26 lbs. range and the tire performed so well that I had to...
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    Mountain King 2.4 29er By: Ty Brookhart The Continental Mountain King 29 tire comes in both 2.2" and 2.4" widths with 29" diameter. The casing is made from 3 ply 180tpi cloth, and it has a foldable Kevlar bead. The tread and sidewalls are Black. Maximum inflation pressure is 65psi. 735g (2.2)/...
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