Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    May 2005

    29 Semi+ 2.6 tires

    From the looks of it we’re about to see a number of new semi+ tires hit the market for the 29ers. Trek and Gorilla have indicated they have spacing for 29”2.6” tires so more options must be on the way. Honestly this seems like a much better option than running 2 wheelsets to accommodate 29/27.5 configurations. No need for multiple sets of wheels, flip chips or compromises between geometry settings. Looking forward to more 29er tire option in the future.

  2. #2
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Jul 2016
    I agree, it's nice to have options with tires and not have more wheel sets.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    I've seen a 29x2.6 prototype from Schwalbe posted on the internet, but in addition, at Guerrilla Gravity, we saw it as the next thing riders will want, so went designed in room for it.

  4. #4
    Cassoulet forever !
    Reputation: 20.100 FR's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    there will be maxxis also in 2017
    Frenchspeaking 29"ers community site

  5. #5
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Wasn't Bontrager set to make a 29 x 2.6 tire? Hurry, I want fatties!
    2016 Santa Cruz Hightower 29er
    2015 Trek Farley 26fat
    2013 Transition TransAM 29er

  6. #6
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    I just bought an ROS (not +), and the thought of having semi + 29er tires is awesome. That would allow me to skip buying a separate 27.5+ wheelset! Does anyone have any links to any of these potentially soon to come tires?

  7. #7
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Maxxis already comes pretty close with the 2.5er versions of some tires. I am currently running Shorty in front and DHF in rear, both in 2.5, and am pretty happy with it.

  8. #8
    Oh, I've GOT bike money
    Reputation: JACKL's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Been waiting for this for years. I'm not getting my hopes up to see them any time soon, but we will see. Currently running Dirt Wizards which are 3.0 (more like 2.8s with really big tread), which is a bit more tire than I want / need.

  9. #9
    mtbr member
    Reputation: seat_boy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    The Fat B Nimble is actually about a 2.7 or so, depending on your rim.

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 14
    Last Post: 6 Days Ago, 05:35 PM
  2. large volume semi slick vs xc tires
    By ZHaunDK in forum Wheels and Tires
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 02-29-2016, 11:33 PM
  3. Semi slick tires vs DHR2
    By fdes in forum Wheels and Tires
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 09-08-2015, 09:02 PM
  4. "Semi Fat": 47mm/50mm rims with 2.5"-3" tires
    By juansevo in forum Fat bikes
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 10-08-2012, 09:41 AM
  5. Spam: Semi Fat tires Gazzaloddi & Specialized
    By bikeny in forum Fat bikes
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-01-2011, 12:06 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts