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    Front Range Tire Recommendations....

    I was curious what you guy's find to be the best tire for the Front Range. I ride The Devils Backbone the most which has a lot of rocky sections and packed dirt. I am running Kenda Nevegals currently that do pretty good, but I am always up for recommendations. The tires have to come in size 26 x 2.35 for my current rims I'm running. Thank's!

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    Anything but Kenda Nevegals.

    No, really.

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    Hey DIRTJUNKIE, the Front Range forum can be as brutal at the OC forum on certain topics. I just noticed you posting in the Front Range forum a few weeks back and recognized your avatar/screen name from the OC forum, are you new to the area? Just curious.

    For what it is worth, I run Schwalbe Fat Alberts front and back and just love the way they hook up. They are definitely a little pricey but I feel they are well worth it.



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    Quote Originally Posted by scar View Post
    Hey DIRTJUNKIE, the Front Range forum can be as brutal at the OC forum on certain topics. I just noticed you posting in the Front Range forum a few weeks back and recognized your avatar/screen name from the OC forum, are you new to the area? Just curious.

    For what it is worth, I run Schwalbe Fat Alberts front and back and just love the way they hook up. They are definitely a little pricey but I feel they are well worth it.



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    Well new sorta, I lived in Loveland years ago. I just moved back here a year ago after many years in San Diego. Many people in San Diego rave about the Fat Alberts sounds good. Any other recommendations, thanks.
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    Kenda Excavators, 26x2.35

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    Maybe DJ is onto something. Just for the heck of it I searched "Best tire...for the Front Range" and got:


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    So, what the heck, might as well go directly to the source of all tire knowledge right here!
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    Quote Originally Posted by xcguy View Post
    Maybe DJ is onto something. Just for the heck of it I searched "Best tire...for the Front Range" and got:


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    So, what the heck, might as well go directly to the source of all tire knowledge right here!
    XC Guy man that was disappointing, from you I expected better.
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    In 20+ years of riding I can honestly say that I've never once thought of my tires while riding, i.e. is there something better out there. Tire pressure, yes. What I'm running, no.
    Chalk it up to mad skills I guess.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jugdish View Post
    In 20+ years of riding I can honestly say that I've never once thought of my tires while riding, i.e. is there something better out there. Tire pressure, yes. What I'm running, no.
    Chalk it up to mad skills I guess.

    Me either I can't believe he asked such a question. There's no way one rubber compound and tread pattern could possibly work better than another per terrain texture. It's all about tire pressure and nothing else.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Me either I can't believe he asked such a question. There's no way one rubber compound and tread pattern could possibly work better than another per terrain texture. It's all about tire pressure and nothing else.
    lols

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Me either I can't believe he asked such a question. There's no way one rubber compound and tread pattern could possibly work better than another per terrain texture. It's all about tire pressure and nothing else.


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    Hay guiz whats the best lube for the front range?

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    KY,Rock & Roll and Finish Line, no White Lightning for my thanks.
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    I ride the northern metro area rides mostly (Hall, Heil, Walker, DBB, etc) and I'm a big fan of 2.4" Ardents in the front and 2.25" Crossmarks in the rear. I've also had success with the 2.35" DHF Minions up front, they're a little more beefy though. FWIW, both combinations rock for Fruita and Moab, too.

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    Thanks I've heard nothing but good on the Minions & Ardents in dry So. Cal. similar to here. But the crossmarks are a mystery to me. As far as beefy my Kenda Neva. are pretty beefy and was thinking of going less than that at the 2.35 size.
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    I run whatever is on sale when I need new tires. I'll need new ones again in a month or two and can try something new then.

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    As XCguy pointed out / this may be the wrong place to ask this question ;)

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