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    Front range tire choice

    I was going to put off getting new tires till spring, but the great weather moved that decision up.

    I am running my third pair of Nevegal 3.35s and have liked then for the riding I do, but they are expensive and the side lugs all fall off before the tread wares down.

    I ride very aggressively and love super rocky climbing on any and all trails between Denver and Moab. I love the rides in the Roaring Fork Valley and Grand Junction the most of late. The biggest thing for me is having a sticky tire for climbing in the rocks, but I do hate tires that break loose in the corners. When I was living in Vail I liked the Conti Vertical Pro because they seemed to corner well in the dirt on the downhill tracks and they were OK for climbing the single track, but I hated them here on the front range.

    I was reading about the Weir-wolf 2.5 here on MTBR and though it may be a fair tire to try on my front end, but I would like to see what people in the area are riding. Please keep in mind the riding I do because I am not looking for a heavy DH tire (though I did like my minions) or a XC race tire that slides on every trail bar.
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    seriously?
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    how heavy are you ??
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    dude!

    i am sure your search function is broken ;P
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    I've found no tire at all works pretty well. I don't have flats any more.

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    I like the round kind that rolls, but then again I have super crazy bike handling skills so it doesn't matter to me.
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    Dunno, feeling kind so here, and just to update my thoughts, I guess the Rampages are a very good tyre choice for the FR, might even do a Rampage FRONT/Ardent REAR now after getting an Ardent to try.
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    Why you guys gotta be so harsh...jeez

    I have switched to Navegals 2.35 front and 2.10 rear. I really like them. I also just made them tubeless and have not got a flat yet. Been using them for about 2 months now at least three times a week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jugdish
    I like the round kind that rolls, but then again I have super crazy bike handling skills so it doesn't matter to me.
    that's funny.

    Maxis Ignitor 2.35 tubeless - hooks up well with relatively low rolling resistance
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    Since we have a sticky for "Moving to the FR"

    Can't we just get one for this as well ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jake7
    that's funny.

    Maxis Ignitor 2.35 tubeless - hooks up well with relatively low rolling resistance

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    I did a search and found topics on various non-standard tires, not standard tube type tires. Really didn't expect a bunch of pissing and moaning about a simple question.
    Fact is most people have a different need based upon riding style so reading reviews on 2.1s etc does me no good, nor does a review on tubeless tires running low psi. Not sure how all the "super smart" people complaining about my level of search always miss the blatant error in generalizing riding styles/needs.

    Sorry if I sound harsh, don't mean to be. I was just really hoping the local bike crew could be a little more helpful and a little less "too cool" to help out.

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    you should have done an advanced search with "best tires front range" as keywords in title. Search only in colorado - front range. Thread titles come up that match yours. I clicked a few and there are exhaustive reviews. This question comes up every two months so it gets old and really highlights "noobies" to the board and to the front range - hence, the sarcasm from the gallery.

    Here is a good one that has some other threads embedded.

    Tires for the front range?

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