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    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.

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    I agree, it's nice to have options with tires and not have more wheel sets.

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    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.

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    there will be maxxis also in 2017
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    Wasn't Bontrager set to make a 29 x 2.6 tire? Hurry, I want fatties!
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    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?

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    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.

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    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.

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    The Fat B Nimble is actually about a 2.7 or so, depending on your rim.

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    Eurobike is only a couple of weeks away. I know one manufacturer has already said they will be debuting a 29x2.6 tire there. That tire on a 30-35mm internal width rim is going to be amazing!

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