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    Quote Originally Posted by Vette-ss View Post
    How are you guys getting free shipping? Looking to order a pair and they come up to $111 for the tires and $42 for shipping to US.

    Thanks!
    They changed their shipping and policy. I'll go find the link.

    Edited: Last week when the test was done, it was only four tires that hit the free shipping criteria, which appeared to be: over 100 GBP but less than five tires (weight or size?).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Canoe View Post
    They changed their shipping and policy. I'll go find the link.

    Edited: Last week when the test was done, it was only four tires that hit the free shipping criteria, which appeared to be: over 100 GBP but less than five tires (weight or size?).
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    Yeah, I think I see that. Looks to be free over 100 GBP now (may have been $100 before). So I guess I continue shopping....

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    Good news: they're now down to just less than £20 each.

    Bad news:you'll need to buy more to get free shipping
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    Has anyone figured out the math here? It seems no matter how many tires I put in my basket the shipping just keeps incrementing, the shipping is about the same as the price of a tire. I went from 1 tire to 8 and never got anything significantly less than that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jisch View Post
    Has anyone figured out the math here? It seems no matter how many tires I put in my basket the shipping just keeps incrementing, the shipping is about the same as the price of a tire. I went from 1 tire to 8 and never got anything significantly less than that.
    The free int'l shipping disappeared about a month ago.

    It appears a purchase of 4 tires is the best cost/tire at just over $50 usd - 2 tires comes out to about $60/tire.

    Anyone in the twin cities area want to split an order of 4? pm me!

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    Quote Originally Posted by pxpaulx View Post
    The free int'l shipping disappeared about a month ago....
    Yup
    They changed their shipper.
    It was down to only orders of four tires got free int'l, then that went too.
    Last I looked, it was 40 GBP for shipping even a single tire...
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    At $60 it's still a deal, but I think I would prefer to pay $60 for a tire and get free shipping, ha! Funny how my brain works like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pxpaulx View Post
    The free int'l shipping disappeared about a month ago.

    It appears a purchase of 4 tires is the best cost/tire at just over $50 usd - 2 tires comes out to about $60/tire.

    Anyone in the twin cities area want to split an order of 4? pm me!
    Sent you a PM. I am in Blaine and interested in splitting an order.

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    interestingly if you go above 5 tires shipping goes up to $145...but stays at that price! would be cool to get a group buy together,could probably get the cost down to $40 (after reshipping to the group) a tire...but would be afraid of possible duty charges on importing.

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    I think their site is on drugs.
    White On-One Floaters.
    United States.

    1, 2 or 3 tire(s), shipping is 39.99 GBP
    4 tires, shipping is 29.99 GBP
    5 to 10 tires, shipping is 60 GBP
    11 to 18 tires, shipping is 145 GBP

    same for 2 green with 2 white, 4 tires, shipping is 29.99 GBP

    2 white, 1 green & 1 black, shipping is 60 GBP

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    All I know is that I feel like a winner every time I see the VAT get subtracted off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Canoe View Post
    I think their site is on drugs.
    White On-One Floaters.
    United States.

    1, 2 or 3 tire(s), shipping is 39.99 GBP
    4 tires, shipping is 29.99 GBP
    5 to 10 tires, shipping is 60 GBP
    11 to 18 tires, shipping is 145 GBP

    same for 2 green with 2 white, 4 tires, shipping is 29.99 GBP

    2 white, 1 green & 1 black, shipping is 60 GBP

    sigh
    Strange....I'm not getting these same numbers. I'm looking at black tires though, which were a few bucks more per tire.

    I'm seeing 39.99 GBP for 1 or 2 tires, 60 GBP for 3 or 4 tires. But yes, the site is on drugs. If you change currency to USD then back to GBP, the 60 shipping price changes to 50 GBP and the 39.99 shipping price changes to 33.33 GBP. But unfortunately the USD number stays the same.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Canoe View Post
    Yup
    They changed their shipper.
    Yep. I had actually emailed them last week since I still hadn't got my order in. I kept adding items to my cart to get free shipping and no deal. Even though is says on their site free shipping anywhere in the world on orders over 60 GBP. Their reply back was that they recently changed shippers and were working on a getting a new lower cost shipper.

    That said, it does look like they lowered their price on the tires maybe to compensate?? The best deal I saw earlier in this thread was about $55/tire shipped. Even paying shipping, that's the price I see now even paying out the nose on DHL. Still seems like a good deal even though as Jisch points out it seems better with "free shipping".

    4 tires comes to just under $200 USD. Not a huge savings over just buying two, but if anyone in the metro Detroit area wants a pair let me know quickly and I can add them to my order.

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    I just weighed a set of white floaters and they scaled up at 1723g and 1814g. What?

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    Floater is ok on the rear but I absolutely hate it on the front. Tried it on two different bikes now. They're a decent tire for the price but are pretty slow rolling and self steer is terrible unless aired up to over 10 psi. I just ordered a set of Husker DU's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MOJO K View Post
    I just weighed a set of white floaters and they scaled up at 1723g and 1814g. What?
    The colored versions are significantly heavier than the regular black.
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    I've had my orange Floaters on for almost five months and 350 miles now. When I was unloading the bike last night I noticed a lot of wet spots on the outside of the rear tire where Stan's had leaked through and sealed up the tire. I'm glad the Stans is working, but the sidewalls on the tire is degrading rapidly.

    I'll take a picture, but it really looks like dry rot or cracking from flexing. The tread is getting beat, but not so much that I'd swap them now. I have said that if I could get one season of riding out of them I'd be happy, and that's still true, but I think I'm going to lose the sidewall battle before the tread is worn out. I think I'll go for black tires next time, I think (though have very little proof) that the colorant makes the rubber less pliable. I had some black Floaters on my old bike and I could see threads pretty quickly, but that is less alarming than the cracking I'm seeing on these tires. I'll have to take a look at what tires are available, but I am still hopeful I'll make it until snow flies and I put the Ground Controls back on.

    YMMV and all that stuff, just saying what I'm seeing.

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    No floater experience, but my 60tpi v8's that came on the charge held up fairly well for many months, but the sidewalls showed WAY more threads/wear than my 120tpi knards which are way lighter tires. I wasn't expecting the knards to hold up so well. My trails are very jagged rocky in nature. Do floaters come in 120tpi?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jisch View Post
    I've had my orange Floaters on for almost five months and 350 miles now. When I was unloading the bike last night I noticed a lot of wet spots on the outside of the rear tire where Stan's had leaked through and sealed up the tire. I'm glad the Stans is working, but the sidewalls on the tire is degrading rapidly.

    I'll take a picture, but it really looks like dry rot or cracking from flexing. T=
    The lower pressure I ran, the more I noticed this happening. Riding on rough ice with very low pressure for traction was one of the worst (where there had been some thawing and freezing and shards of ice were present), but also running very low pressure on any rough terrain seemed to accelerate this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dvn View Post
    Floater is ok on the rear but I absolutely hate it on the front. Tried it on two different bikes now. They're a decent tire for the price but are pretty slow rolling and self steer is terrible unless aired up to over 10 psi. I just ordered a set of Husker DU's.
    I've floaters on both ends of my pugsley and think the traction is pretty good but I can't keep up with my skinny tire friends on the climbs and was hoping a lighter, faster rolling tire will help. How do the HD's compare rolling resistance and weight wise?
    What I do like is the floaters air up and hold the bead very good when setup tubeless with absolutely no leaks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hotrozz View Post
    I've floaters on both ends of my pugsley and think the traction is pretty good but I can't keep up with my skinny tire friends on the climbs and was hoping a lighter, faster rolling tire will help. How do the HD's compare rolling resistance and weight wise?
    What I do like is the floaters air up and hold the bead very good when setup tubeless with absolutely no leaks.
    Hudus are light, fast, great grip, great finish. Can't go wrong.

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    On-One floaters in black right now are only $54, plus free shipping. $10 less than the colors for a change!

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    via the Planet-X website (just fyi for everyone), thanks for posting.

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    I had been running the green floaters since mid-summer. They are great on singletrack, albeit a tad bouncy. Got my first few snow rides in last week with them. Very impressed. Not so good in unpacked stuff, but worked like a champ otherwise. In any event, these are a MAJOR MAJOR upgrade over the Vee Missions and Origin 8 Devis8ters I ran last winter. Seriously, no comparison.

    I am sure there are better and lighter tires out there, but for my purposes, the on-one floater is a great mid-priced all-rounder tire.
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    Agreed, on the snow packed track I was riding this weekend they were holding like glue at 5psi ish

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    I loved mine on the slushy 1-2 inches I rode and there were plenty of bare spots with exposed wet rocks and roots and they performed flawlessly. I'm looking forward to trying them in some deeper snow next weekend. I had planned on maybe getting a set of bigger tires, like a Dillinger 5 and 4, but we'll see. Maybe the floaters will work fine 90-95 % of the time, and if that's the case I'll save the money and put it towards a new fat bike.

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    Sorry to report, I may have gotten one of the last at the $54 tires. I got an order for 1 in just before noon. Now they are not listed at all.

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    Got my pair of On One Floaters via DHL today. Placed the order on the 24th, so that's pretty darned good considering the hols and the weekend.

    $120.80 including shipping.

    Pretty good deal....hope they work out!
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    Still available at the On-One site On-One Floater Fat Tyre | On - One for $137, shipping included. I've been riding mine for a year, and they are great on dirt and snow.

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    Re: On One Floater Tire Review

    Quote Originally Posted by skogorbet View Post
    Sorry to report, I may have gotten one of the last at the $54 tires. I got an order for 1 in just before noon. Now they are not listed at all.
    Still there, at $41.18 but with expensive shipping to the USA
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    Studdly Stan??

    Quote Originally Posted by dudeist View Post
    Yes, in post #130^^. I used the GST-1000 with a drill on slow speed, then realized much easier by hand. Depth was okay, only a little bump inside and no penetration, but I put tape inside anyway. The knobs are tall enough, but just barely wide enough. These studs are more like corkscrews than screws, tricky to keep them centered in the knob.
    What if you were running tubeless? If there is no penetration upon install but a few studs worked there way a tad deeper while riding... shouldn't the Stan's seal it up anyway?

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    I ordered 2 Orange Floaters from the USA site... but they will ship for free from the UK.

    $64.99 each

    Now it seems only green and pink are available...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jfaust97 View Post
    What if you were running tubeless? If there is no penetration upon install but a few studs worked there way a tad deeper while riding... shouldn't the Stan's seal it up anyway?
    - Yes, I guess Stan's would seal it up. I use q-tubes. Still only 100 miles on these, but holding up well. I have Dillingers now, and they roll easier, but keeping these for deep snow or light snow over ice.

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    Any preferred mounting direction for maximum snow traction? Or just use direction arrow?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DDondero View Post
    Any preferred mounting direction for maximum snow traction? Or just use direction arrow?
    I was just searching for this and a couple of pages back shiggy recommends using the arrow direction in the snow.

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    Thanks. I found it too with a little searching. All mounted up. More snow coming tomorrow. They'll get a good test on Sunday. $110 for the set from Planet-x-USA.

    Giddy up!

    edit: they look pretty bad ass compared to my stock V8s!

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    Did you get socked for $66 shipping? That's what my cart showed when I tried to add the tires from their US website (shipped to the US as well)

    Quote Originally Posted by DDondero View Post
    Thanks. I found it too with a little searching. All mounted up. More snow coming tomorrow. They'll get a good test on Sunday. $110 for the set from Planet-x-USA.

    Giddy up!

    edit: they look pretty bad ass compared to my stock V8s!

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    I got free shipping. It was $55 a tire. They shipped from Portland to CO.

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    Is it gauche to reply to your own post? Anyway, I asked On One about US shipping, and got this reply:

    The NEW Planet X USA site went live last week. We now are fulfilling all orders from our UK warehouse. As such, there are now shipping charges

    The floater might be a great tire, but at $175/pair, there are likely many other options out there.

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    Did you get socked for $66 shipping? That's what my cart showed when I tried to add the tires from their US website (shipped to the US as well)

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    Damn. Sorry to hear that. I did notice that when I ordered there were only 5 tires in stock (3 after I ordered 2). Maybe they were getting rid of inventory at the Portland location. Looks like I got lucky on that deal. Makes me wish I bought more than 2 tires.

    They'll be getting a good test today as we got another 4" of snow last night and it's still snowing.

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    I got some a couple weeks ago when the stock was replenished out of Portland. They got 23 of them in and they only lasted a few days. If you look in the fatbike trade thread someone is looking to sell a brand new pair though.

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    Sold.

    Thanks.
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    Dang that is bad news. Now I'm glad I bought 3 of them when they were $50ish

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    They've got a few white in stock. If you call.

    I just spoke with Vince (maybe it was Mike), bought the last green.

    Shipped from Portland.

    Has two orange as well, but he thought they were pending sale.

    They are moving offices, that's why stock is low. They're sending product back to the UK while they move.

    As a note; they are actively working to get the shipping to a more reasonable amount. He even said it was a bit over the top, to spend a third to half your money on shipping.

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    Well I got out today in the new snow. These tires totally transform my bike! Conditions today were challenging to say the least. 4" of new snow on top of crusty mashed potatoes (10-12" last Thursday that was slightly packed down in a narrow track). Staying on the packed area was difficult but rideable. I was able to get up some steep climbs that would have been impossible with the old V8s. If you veered slightly from the track it was instant anchor down stop. On a few single track sections another rider had been through right before me. If I tried to follow his line I did well, at least where he didn't digger in the soft stuff. Overall, very impressed with these tires.

    Oh, and on the half mile road section to the trails, there was no discernible self steer at 7psi.

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    Got a '15 Boris x9 primarily for snow going to run a bud up front do u think the floater would be better than a Nate or a 4.5 snow shoe I know that the Lou would be to big from looking at other threads

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    I read somewhere on here that they were changing their US location and getting rid of their US stock to get ready for the move. Hopefully their shipping comes down a bit when they get settled.

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    Picked mine up this morning, will be installing them this week.

    For those that are using the Floaters for their spring, summer & fall tires, what pressure are you using?

    Just wondering what pressure to start at.

    Thanks!

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    In the snow I was at 6-7 psi. Today on dry single track I was at 10psi. Rode well. I'm running regular weight Qtubes btw.
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