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    Nobby Nic 2.3, too much on front?

    I was looking for a beefier front tire than a 2.1 Hutchinson Python 29" I was riding which seemed to wash out in the corners so I went to a 2.3 Nobby Nic. I typically ride in the McDowells, mostly Lost Dog, Sunrise, Gateway, Windgate and Bell. I am thinking I might have overdone it. The bigger tire seems to bounce me around in especially rocky terrain. Is there any way to compensate for this or do I need to get more of a smaller XC tire again? Any help would be appreciated thanks!

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    You need to lower the pressure it it is bouncing around.

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    I have it at 25-26, drop it even more than that?

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    For what its worth up until Saturday I was riding the same hills (albiet slower uphill) with a 2.7 Minion DH F on my Reign X. It was butter no matter the terrain and stuck to everything. Kept it around 26psi tubed.

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    I think anything less than a 2.35 ish (manufacturer variation) in front is narrow for me. I prefer wide ande and don't care about weight. Not sure why you are bouncing?

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    I run a 2.4 Nobby Nic on the front of my Yeti ASR-7 and I've noticed that with lower PSI the tire seems to bounce all over the place, and wash out when the terrain gets loose... Try upping the psi a bit, and see how that works for you. Personally, I've been running at 35 and it seems to be the sweet spot for that tire

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    I'll mess around with the PSI and see if I can get it figured out. Thanks for the help!

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    Quote Originally Posted by s_worty View Post
    I'll mess around with the PSI and see if I can get it figured out. Thanks for the help!
    Also, play around with your rebound. If you're bouncing around, might need to slow the rebound some.
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