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    Interesting. Awesome that you've found something to scratch your itch.

    The Warrior tire is marked 3.7". Have you measured casing width? Compared it to a Knard? In your last pic they look very similar in width.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikesee View Post
    ...The Warrior tire is marked 3.7". Have you measured casing width? Compared it to a Knard? In your last pic they look very similar in width.
    On the 85mm rim @ 15psi, both casings measure 90mm wide.
    The Knard tread is 79mm (3.1") wide with the Warrior tread at 91mm (3.6") which qualifies for most fat bike races including the Birkie. I suspect that on the 96mm alloy rim, the Warrior would measure 3.7" wide.
    The Warrior was designed to be a low profile fat tire with the tread spread out to take advantage of the larger diameter and lower mass of a 29+. I like to call it 'Bud Light' ...same great diameter with one-third fewer calories.
    The next run of the Warrior tire will have the outer tread enlarged to 3.8", improving traction in deeper snow while also enabling it to qualify for the Fat Bike Nationals.

    Notubes Hugo 52mm Rim-budwarriortandem.jpg

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    How easy was that rim to set up tubeless? How reliable at low psi's?

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