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    So ive got the weekend to decide on tires

    My lovely monocog is in the lbs for the weekend getting new brake lines and having the tires trued, on Tuesday however I am ordering a new set of tires to set things up for commuting. As of now a set of 2" big apples are on order, but i was thinking about getting a hybrid tire instead to accomodate some trail riding. Does anyone have any suggestions? also, would it be better to go with the wider big apples?? I am confused about what to do thanks for the help! also can I add a tomicog to my stock hub?
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    i rode the big apple 2.35" a while. great tire. switched for the marathon supreme cause i am a tire whore.
    i use the marathon supreme 2.0" for 4500km now. without any breakdown.

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    what would be the major diferences between a 2 and 2.3 tire? thanks!
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    2: lighter, faster acceleration than the 2.35"
    2.3: heavier, not so fast acceleration, better dampening, less rolling resistance, looks better in mtbs,

    if you do some trail rides and want a low rolling resistance tire for the street:

    try the schwalbe smart sam or the schwalbe table top. both offer low rolling resistance and some grip.
    i personally rode the table top 2.25 in the rear and a smart sam 2.25 in the front for a while for touring on firetrails.

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