Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Apr 2010

    Largest volume tire to fit a Reign X rear triangle (for snow riding)?


    I'm putting a Reign X together and hope to get a bunch of miles on it this winter. Last winter I had som great fun on my Iron Horse mkIII with Schwalbe Wicked will's on. Those were the absolute biggest I could fit in the MkIII rear, but the Reign X seems to be able to accommodate bigger rubber. I especially felt that the rear wheel had some trouble floating over semi-hardpacked snow.

    What I'm looking for is the largest possible, reasonably lightweight tire out there, preferably sub 900g. Fatbike light if you will Strong sidewalls and esoteric rubber compounds are less of an issue for snow riding obviously.

  2. #2
    Slower But Faster
    Reputation: BrentD's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    I ran 2.4 Nobby Nic on mine for a while, they're 62mm and there was still loads of clearance. Changed to 2.5 Minion DHF which are 55/59 and even more clearance. I doubt you'll have much problem with any tire in the weight range you're looking at.

  3. #3
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    sounds reassuring... wonder what the biggest lightweight tire out there is?

Similar Threads

  1. Largest tire for the Rear of a Giant XTC1 29er
    By Dr_Ryan in forum 29er Components
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 07-09-2013, 07:18 AM
  2. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-01-2013, 12:48 PM
  3. Replies: 20
    Last Post: 08-24-2012, 03:41 PM
  4. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-20-2011, 05:54 AM
  5. Giant Reign X rear triangle play
    By Joe76LJC in forum Giant
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-17-2011, 07:37 PM

Members who have read this thread: 0

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts



VISIT US AT and the ConsumerReview Network are business units of Invenda Corporation

(C) Copyright 1996-2018. All Rights Reserved.