View Poll Results: Would you buy some 36er tires?

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    Quote Originally Posted by uniShark View Post
    The January shipment will also have the rim without a machined braking surface, painted neon green. If you're into that sort of thing.
    neon green... oh no...
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    Nice

    Quote Originally Posted by uniShark View Post
    The January shipment will also have the rim without a machined braking surface, painted neon green. If you're into that sort of thing.
    Saaweeet!!! I like GREEN
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    Quote Originally Posted by uniShark View Post
    bump. . . ?
    I am schedule to receive them this weekend and they will be in the mail to those who have ordered on Monday. Barring any new delays of course. If you have ordered you should have gotten an email last night. If you are waiting, I welcome your order!

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    Tires are shipping BTW. Most that have ordered will receive by 12/26 if not earlier.
    A cpl pics over at unicyclist.com boards form someone who received today on east coast.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mbeardsl View Post
    Tires are shipping BTW. Most that have ordered will receive by 12/26 if not earlier.
    A cpl pics over at unicyclist.com boards form someone who received today on east coast.
    Cool I'm sitting on my porch watching for the UPS fellar!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by todwil View Post
    Cool I'm sitting on my porch watching for the UPS fellar!!
    12/22 exected delivery

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    All orders incl international have shipped as of last night. 30% of the tires gone so far.

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    Mine came in yesterday. Thanks! Should have seen the look on my wifes face when they came out of the box. They're taller than her handlebars

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    I know that look! Mine rides a 15" frame. At this point she isn't fazed my much though.

    Although tonight she did ask why a unicycle over in the other forum needed a sissy bar (it was the handlebar...)

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    Thanx

    Got mine today........will be ordering more after the first of year!!


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    Been running those on our DirtySixer proto bike and love them!
    I cannot thank you enough guys Walt and Matt for making these.
    Cheers!
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    Depends on how you measure, like any tire...

    A roll out with my big body on the bike nets a 34.5 at the pressure I run for singletrack, closer to 35.25 for road going pressure.

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    Any 36er riders in northern New Mexico ? I'm 6'4" 220 lbs so I don't really 'need' one for the sake of proper fit but I am fascinated by the handling aspects of the large wheels and would love to give them a try on some real dirt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by phoenixbikes View Post
    Any 36er riders in northern New Mexico ? I'm 6'4" 220 lbs so I don't really 'need' one for the sake of proper fit but I am fascinated by the handling aspects of the large wheels and would love to give them a try on some real dirt.
    I don't think I've sent any to NM but a handful to TX, CO, and AZ each so you're somewhat close one way or another. At 6'4" I think you'd find a 36er comfortable. At 6'2" I had to make a few compromises you wouldn't have to.

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    Thanks Matt, Kevin Durant is definitely one of our target!
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    I hear rumors of some awesome 36er work at Interbike!!!! Just FYI for those of you are interested. I don't know what's coming but I'm excited regardless and will be looking for pics and reports.

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    That would be cool to see maybe a full suspended one!
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    That WOULD be cool. Plenty of room for the rear shock to go somewhere but boy oh boy would that be a long wheelbase with some real front and rear suspension?! Of course, we'd then have to deal with it being labeled "enduro"...

    Didn't someone say they were building a proper tandem at some point?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mbeardsl View Post
    That WOULD be cool. Plenty of room for the rear shock to go somewhere but boy oh boy would that be a long wheelbase with some real front and rear suspension?! Of course, we'd then have to deal with it being labeled "enduro"...

    Didn't someone say they were building a proper tandem at some point?
    Maybe "endoured" with super long travel let's say 3"
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    I'd love a sub 35 pound 36er with 5-7 inches of travel that handled 'fast'. I wonder if this is realistic say, 5 years from now.

    Forgot where I saw it, but there's a pic floating around the forums somewhere of a 36er with a modified AMP linkage fork. I'm guessing it'd be hard to make a 36er suspension fork with typical telescoping legs. Something like a long-legged Girvin with a disc tab would be sweet.

    Another challenge might be handlebar height, but... most people riding 36ers are tall enough that it probably wouldn't be an issue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by phoenixbikes View Post
    I'd love a sub 35 pound 36er with 5-7 inches of travel that handled 'fast'. I wonder if this is realistic say, 5 years from now.

    Forgot where I saw it, but there's a pic floating around the forums somewhere of a 36er with a modified AMP linkage fork. I'm guessing it'd be hard to make a 36er suspension fork with typical telescoping legs. Something like a long-legged Girvin with a disc tab would be sweet.

    Another challenge might be handlebar height, but... most people riding 36ers are tall enough that it probably wouldn't be an issue.
    That'd be one of the bikes todwil built (see above posts).

    I think you're right about "regular" forks but the Girvin/AMP etc all died out for a reason. They DO offer a bit more travel but not sure it matters on a 36er as the tire will hit the downtube before it hits the bottom of the headtube (in my experience).

    I still think a Lefty is the way to go, but would require custom clamps (I was working with poster TLKD on that but I put it on the back burner awhile ago).

    Handlebar height and handling due to the very high front end are definitely issues. Ben Witt and Keener have both used systems to drop the bar below the top of the steerer, but as the front end gets lifted further the top of the steerer will get closer to your face/sternum.

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    I've seen a pic, and it is awesome. We we're kinda on the right track

    @ pheonixbikes, you will particularly like it I think.

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    ... you mentioned a proper tandem?
    Who?
    Curious!
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    Quote Originally Posted by davidfrench View Post
    ... you mentioned a proper tandem?
    Who?
    Curious!
    Can't remember which forum I saw it mentioned. I searched MTBR but couldn't find it. It was likely someone that *thought* about it, but wasn't in reality going to build one. It would be interesting to see you and someone your size on a serious road version

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    Well there is a serious triplet already...
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    Re: Poll: 36er tires

    Yeah, I guess I should have said "performance oriented"

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidfrench View Post
    ... you mentioned a proper tandem?
    Who?
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    I think the guys name is Bram he talked about building a stainless tandem and regular one, He sent me a pic of a card board mock up of a regular 36er I haven't seen any
    Tandems yet
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    Quote Originally Posted by todwil View Post
    I think the guys name is Bram he talked about building a stainless tandem and regular one, He sent me a pic of a card board mock up of a regular 36er I haven't seen any
    Tandems yet
    I've been in touch with Bram and I haven't seen anything other than the cardboard mock-up of a 36er...
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    Quote Originally Posted by phoenixbikes View Post
    I'd love a sub 35 pound 36er with 5-7 inches of travel that handled 'fast'. I wonder if this is realistic say, 5 years from now.

    Forgot where I saw it, but there's a pic floating around the forums somewhere of a 36er with a modified AMP linkage fork. I'm guessing it'd be hard to make a 36er suspension fork with typical telescoping legs. Something like a long-legged Girvin with a disc tab would be sweet.

    Another challenge might be handlebar height, but... most people riding 36ers are tall enough that it probably wouldn't be an issue.
    Me also I would luv to have a full suspended 3-6 wheeled bike
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    36er in Dirt Rag!

    Poll: 36er tires-keener-1.jpg

    Interbike First Look: Keener 36er | Dirt Rag Magazine

    Suspension and making it work with reasonable handlebar height is awesome.
    Front hub is also very cool.
    Think they maybe misquoted him on the tires But all's good.
    Glad he's getting some good press for himself and the rest of us.
    Now to shave off about 15 lbs...

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    Cool write up! The Velocity guys are real interested in doing rims they say they can roll'em but cant drill'em there machine doesnt go that big so hand drilling only.
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    Re: Poll: 36er tires

    Also said they'd be unfinished and not particularly round/true as they'd be rolled by hand. But that was a year ago when I last spoke with them.

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    FWIW I'd take a set of undrilled, unfinished rims if they were significantly lighter than the current offerings. I just wasn't interested in bank rolling a run of 100 rims at basically full retail. When I spoke with Velocity we had discussed rolling their Blunt line (haha), but it looks like their new-this-month Dually would be AWESOME.

    EDIT: Dually in 36" should run about 250g lighter per rim than the Nimbus FYI and would give a little more float.

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    was thinking the Blunt 35 but the guys didnt mention hand rolled out around that a huge turn off!
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    Re: Poll: 36er tires

    That may have changed. They've been doing a lot with the new location from what they said.

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    I don't know if lighter rims in exchange of weaker rims is a good trade off.
    I run the unicycles and was able to bend then (on a gnarly reception in a rock garden, I know, I know I was too fast, ahaha).
    So lighter and weaker doesn't sound like a good plan to me.
    Like these carbon fiber rims presented at Interbike for fat/snow bikes. I bet I (and my tall riders) will destroy them in couple of miles...
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    I think a compromise of slightly lighter but still tough could be achieved. I hope to make myself a set of 36er carbon rims next year. I'm planning on a carbon/aramid mix.

    Won't go on much about that yet - counting my chickens as it were.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mbeardsl View Post
    36er in Dirt Rag!

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    Interbike First Look: Keener 36er | Dirt Rag Magazine

    Suspension and making it work with reasonable handlebar height is awesome.
    Front hub is also very cool.
    Think they maybe misquoted him on the tires But all's good.
    Glad he's getting some good press for himself and the rest of us.
    Now to shave off about 15 lbs...
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    Poll: 36er tires-141012-sscx-4378-1600.jpgPoll: 36er tires-141012-sscx-4540-1600.jpgPoll: 36er tires-10644516_782961065080420_6180492846264201322_n.jpghttps://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.n...18abfaacdcbb96

    that's my 36-er... Just 1 week old!

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    Nice!!

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    Bram we need more pics of this being built glad to see you got it done cool bike!

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