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    Brown Co. Breakdown Tire Selection

    Hey y'all,

    What tires are people running this weekend? Right now I have a WTB Prowler (2.1 with big knobs) on the front and a WTB Nanoraptor (2.1 low knob) on the rear of my 29er HT. I was thinking of moving the Prowler to the back and putting a Nevegal (large 2.2 with big knobs) on the front for a little more grip. Do you guys think that'll be needed?

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    I've ridden parts of the trail, and your favorite mid-west appropriate tires seemed to fit the bill. I'd jump over to HMBA.org though for some local perspective.

    I've used Kenda Karma/Blue Groove and IRC Mythos out there and had decent traction. It's not terribly sandy or loose, and a bunch of hardpack. Think the trailbuilders have been playing with more rock since I last sampled BC though.

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    Brown Co. will see some rain mid-week so conditions should be quite nice by the weekend.

    I'll be running my usual Weirwolf LT. I like small knobs on the hardpack clay...
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    The BCSP trails are hard and fast right now. They have a little dust on the corners. Any midweek rain will improve the trails even more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JmZ
    I've ridden parts of the trail, and your favorite mid-west appropriate tires seemed to fit the bill.
    yup, my standard specialized
    fast trak tires worked well,its your normal hardpack with some rock midwest conditions.

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    Whatever tire you use, bring lots of tubes, or make sure there is lots of sealant in the tires. there is a section of old fire road that has been recently bush hogged and there are lots of thorns.

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    Right now I have cheapie Kenda Klaws on my bike but may get something better before Saturday. I'm putting new times on my old Trek for my brother in law to ride so he may inherit the Kendas.

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    Sounds like I will run my set of CrossMarks for the weekend, if it were more loose conditions or sand I would switch over to the Ignitor's.

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    Hey Lefty...is this the section from the campground down to the first Sag?

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    Actually, the section from horse trail c to the hidden cabin is being burnt in by motorcycles, so if you stick to the groove it should be more solid than in years past.

    The brush hogging has been on forest service lands.

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