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    WTB Weirwolf LT 29er 2.55 actual width

    i assembled those tires today .
    looked narower that 2.55 so i took a precise tool and measured at the widest area of the tire.
    i got 2.4 inch ...
    is it my eys ? the tool ? or ....

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    I got em on my 29er, yes all the reviews say they are not actually 2.55, but a bit smaller. But, who cares... I have never ridden so fast on hardpack, and especially crushed granite trails (especially if moist), you don't even need brakes in the corners they grip so well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SHLOMIDO
    i assembled those tires today .
    looked narower that 2.55 so i took a precise tool and measured at the widest area of the tire.
    i got 2.4 inch ...
    is it my eys ? the tool ? or ....
    They are what they are, like all tires. Here are precise measurements on two different width rims: WW/Stout/Rampage/Nevegal/RR/MK/BA specs on 35mm & 24mm rims:: Updated again::
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    Is the more expensive version of this tire that much better?
    i have more than you.
    ...because i have me and you.

    zarr

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    Quote Originally Posted by zarr
    Is the more expensive version of this tire that much better?
    I know of just one version of the WW29
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    Quote Originally Posted by shiggy
    I know of just one version of the WW29
    My bad. I got confused with the 26er versions.
    i have more than you.
    ...because i have me and you.

    zarr

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    Well my 2.55 LT is:

    Tread edge to tread edge: 2.204 inches; casing edge to edge: 2.24 inches. at 27 psi. I'm amazed because I'm coming from an Exiwolf and the Weirwolf is a fatter tire. It looks bigger and feels cushier. My favorite front tire for two bikes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnnyb
    Well my 2.55 LT is:

    Tread edge to tread edge: 2.204 inches; casing edge to edge: 2.24 inches. at 27 psi. I'm amazed because I'm coming from an Exiwolf and the Weirwolf is a fatter tire. It looks bigger and feels cushier. My favorite front tire for two bikes.
    Another illustration of why a consistent method of measuring is needed when comparing tires. My recent posts on the differences when mounted on different width rims show this. I also average the width from 4 locations and it is common to have a range of 0.8mm.
    Even inflation pressure makes a noticeable difference.
    Example:
    Casing width of a Racing Ralph 2.25 on a 35mm rim;
    60.3mm / 2.37" @ 60psi
    58.5 / 2.30 @ 40
    57.9 / 2.28 @ 20
    Same tire on a 24mm rim;
    56.4 / 2.22 @ 40psi
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