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    Anyone running Nevegal 2.2 front/ XKing 2.2 Rear?

    Anyone running this combo? How does it perform?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumblefish29er View Post
    Anyone running this combo? How does it perform?

    Planning on running 2.2 never up front a 2.4 x king out back on my ripley. X king is kinda small so the 2.4 should Be close to the pretty big for its size 2.2 neve. Go protection too. Both are gonna grip well and the x king should be pretty fast but break well and hook up in the turn.

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    I've been running the 2.2 (which is in actuality smaller) on the rear (with ProTection). The grip is good, but in the rough stuff, I've been loosing a few of the outside knobs. the 2.4 appears to have much more knob support, and I haven't torn any of those off.

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    Update: put maybe 50 miles on the combo so far.

    -definitely faster than an all nevegal setup
    -having the wider, more aggressive nevegal upfront really helped around here (eastern woods) compared to a all xking 2.0 setup.
    -the rear xking 2.2 definitely was a little more skittish in the roots and rocks, but actually did well overall and provided decent straight line grip when climbing and accelerating. I never had any serious errors from rear traction. Lower psi helped, but I think I went a little too low and blew a sidewall, which is a known weakness.

    Overall I was really happy with the combo until I had the sidewall issue. It may have been a freak event, but still can't ignore that it happened (only time I have ever had that happen).

    One other thing....these were the folding version that came stock on my Salsa Spearfish and I was running tubes. The bead was really hard to get on the rims!
    Last edited by Rumblefish29er; 08-13-2013 at 04:54 AM.

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