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    Geax Saguaro 29 rear mount direction

    I have always loved the Geax Gato on the front wheel. Excellent in the corners. But on the back I usually go with a Geax Mezcal. Unfortunately, the best deal was a Geax Saguaro. I noticed they can be mounted one way for speed and another for traction. How are some of you mounting these on the rear wheel? Speed or traction? I want them to roll fast, but still climb well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AdamSean View Post
    I have always loved the Geax Gato on the front wheel. Excellent in the corners. But on the back I usually go with a Geax Mezcal. Unfortunately, the best deal was a Geax Saguaro. I noticed they can be mounted one way for speed and another for traction. How are some of you mounting these on the rear wheel? Speed or traction? I want them to roll fast, but still climb well.
    Speed! this tire works really well front or back; I run "speed" at both ends on my trail bike.

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    I ran it in Traction in the past and it repeatedly threw sticks into my rear derailleur and tore it off.
    I spun it around to speed and it happened much less.
    I noticed almost no difference in traction.
    I like turtles

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    speed. run something else on the front because it sucks up there. i like a rampage.

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    I have decided to mount the Saguaro in the speed direction on the rear and continue using the Gato up front. I have taken some tight corners at crazy speeds with the Gato on the front.

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    I took it out today with the rear mounted for speed direction. The trail was a fast and flowing trail with only a couple of climbs through some loose gravel and rock. It did much better than I thought. This will work great until I can find me a Mezcal for the rear. I also found I can run these at real low pressures.

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    I mounted my saguaro's for speed in ft and traction in the rear , I really like the rear but the ft could be better , I was going to turn the ft around and try it

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    Speed front/speed rear on my Tallboy....my fav tires.

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    I run the same combo on my YS, Gato front, Saguaro rear, in the speed direction. Has worked very well for the terrain we have here in New Mexico.

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