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    bomboloni or chupacabra for 30 euro's more

    Hi,

    I need a new set of tires for my 29+. I can get the bomboloni's for 60 euro's or the chupacabra's for 90. Are the chupa's worth the extra 30 euro?

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    Vittoria Bomboloni 29◊3.0 ? Review |
    The Chups are 100g lighter.

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    Only you can answer the financial worth, but I'm pleased with my Bomboloni. No flats yet and set up tubeless was a breeze.bomboloni or chupacabra for 30 euro's more-dsc_0547.jpg

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    Colin, I have the exact same frame as you and have been thinking of a Bomboloni in the front as well. How has it been for you? What tires can you compare it with? I've ran a 2.4 Ardent and now have the 2.5 DHF on 36mm internal rims. I love the DHF but it's SOOO heavy, I'd save wuite a bit of weight with a Bomboloni.
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    I have Bombolonis, tubeless setup was a breeze even on duallys. They remind of Ikons, I have enjoyed them so far but I do not know any other + tires.

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    I have a Bombolini in the rear paired with a DW up front. I like the bomboloni, the casing is super plush (in a good way) and tubeless setup no problem. good volume too on a 50mm rim. decent weight.

    my only complaint would be that it packs with mud and gets slick if you get into some deep thick stuff. i prefer a more aggressive tread but there still aren't a lot of options out there for aggressive tread. next time i have the rear tire off, or when i get around to it, i'm going to flip it around backwards and see if it gives better traction?
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    WTB Ranger is another lower priced alternative.
    Ranger 29x3 (and 27.5)

    bomboloni or chupacabra for 30 euro's more-wtb-ranger.jpg

    Seems about 2.7" and 800g.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grizzler View Post
    I have Bombolonis, tubeless setup was a breeze even on duallys. They remind of Ikons, I have enjoyed them so far but I do not know any other + tires.
    What tape did you use on the Duallys? I set up my Bombolinis on a Dually with a single layer of blue tape. Set up ok, but won't hold pressure.

    Thanks!

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