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I picked up a set of Weirwolf 2.55 LT tires for my rigid SS but they look almost to big. Anyone have trail time on these pigs?
 

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Depends on your local conditions. Sometimes 1.5" is too big. Sometimes 3.7" is not big enough.
 

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TrailVictim said:
I picked up a set of Weirwolf 2.55 LT tires for my rigid SS but they look almost to big. Anyone have trail time on these pigs?
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shiggy said:
Depends on your local conditions. Sometimes 1.5" is too big. Sometimes 3.7" is not big enough.
I'm in the Mid Atlantic area. Roots, rocks, sweet single track, you name it!!
 

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Where did you get them? This 235 lb., 6'3" boy wants some cushy love. :p

(edit: nevermind, I forgot what forum I was in - I was thinking 29er and got excited....)
 

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Shiggy is right and a much better knowledge on this than I am.
I saw Francios cruiser with the 2.55 weirwolfs and it inspired me. I have a steel rigid cruiser and thought his looked so dope that I threw on some Conti Digga 2.5's and I love 'em!! I am in the foothills of the Colorado Rockies so we do like meaty tires (my frame obviously has a lot of rear clearance as well). Sounds like the weirwolfs would be great everywhere except maybe the wet roots?? Mount 'em up and give us a report man (I truly wanna know how they are too)!! :D
 

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TrailVictim said:
I picked up a set of Weirwolf 2.55 LT tires for my rigid SS but they look almost to big. Anyone have trail time on these pigs?
I'm running a pair of these on my rigid IRO Mia & I won't be going back to smaller tires anytime soon. I'm 160 lbs running 28 psi in the rear & 25 in the front. They stay round at lower pressure and corner great on fast Iowa hardpack, and they soak up bumps really well.
The thin sidewalls on the LT Race prolly wouldn't hold up to rocky terrain at low pressure, but there is a thicker-walled version. I doubt the tires would handle muck very well, either, but I don't ride wet trails.
I love the high volume + low tread. You get great bump absorption with less of a weight or rolling resistance penalty.
 

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Rim width and frame clearance are what you need to worry about. A fat tire on a narrow rim like a rim brake Mavic 517/717 will try and roll of the rim and not handle well. A wider rim or disc rims are a better mount for fat tires. And fat tires are sweet, my fixie has 2" of travel front and rear.
 
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