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    2008 Giant Rincon Tires

    Whats with the difference in the tires on the 2008 Rincon - the anchite/black has different tires than the olive/black one?

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    Good question, but I do not know the answer.

    We always swap them if someone asks, or we suggest it if we think one will be better than the other.

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    The anthracite/black one has Kenda Nevegal tires-great tires by the way! The green/olive one has some tires that should be good for street use but not for trail or anything brutal (I do not know why they changed the tires for this color). I don't know what brand are those but I saw them on the bike at the LBS.

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    The anthracite/black is the street version and comes with DJ seat, anchite/black is the mountain version and comes with a super comfortable gel seat - this is why both colors come with different tires and seats. Same thing for the Yukon (in Canada at least).
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    I'm getting the Olive since that the only one left. I might just switch out the tires to something more aggressive, depends. I plan on riding xc trails, single tracks, nothing too rough. Plus I'm going to start commuting to work and was planning on riding my road bike, but this Rincon might be just the ticket, because of the roads I will have to commute on are have torn up - our Michigan winters with the salt does a number on our roads.

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    I think the street tires will do it for you, nothing fancy but it rolls super fast and l am sure you can do some light trail riding with them, or just get another trail tires and swap the stock tires.... I think the Rincon is the ticket for you, too bad in Canada they sold with v-brake and not discs so l had to get the Yukon because l wanted the option for upgrading down the road....

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