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  1. #1
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    Cool-blue Rhythm What Tires U Rock

    I use conties relegiously, they have nbever let me down and have powered threw thick and thin.. What do u ride.. do u ride one kind or many different sets: Here are the tires i currently own:

    3 sets or twister pros
    a set of explorer props
    a set of escape pros
    and on the urban bike i got some bling bling ahah

    What u got??

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    I went from Conti. Vertical Pros to Kenda Blue Groove fr/Nevegal rear and they are a step above the Verts. Traction on roots, wet logs and tree stumps is fantastic plus I love the way they corner!

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    WTB tires

    I have tried a bunch of tires, and taking into consideration things like price, weight, traction, and sweetness, I like nothing better than WTB's line of tires. My fav's so far for skinny tires are the velociraptors. kinda like the old panaracer darts and whatnot. But, I now love the weirwolf 2.5's for the front (they are light as hell for a 2.5), and I just got the new 2.5 timberwolf for the rear. This thing has got SO much traction it is sick. You can't do any better in my book. I don't race, though, I couldn't feel a difference in rolling resistance if my life depended on it, and I love big, cushy tires. -t

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    I love my WTB Mutanos. I have a 2.4 in the front and 2.24 in the rear. It has great traction and goes over loose rocks easily. These things roll fast in the dirt also. I just picked up two kevlar mutanos today to replace my worn out ones. These tires rock!!
    Keep Pedaling

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    i'm pushin' the schwalbe fat albert 2.35's
    "pain is only a pulse...if you just stop feeling it"

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    Not contis, I put a gash in them several inches long when they were pretty new.

    WTB weirwolf race 2.1 and specialized enduro pro 2.2 on the XC bike right now. A set of maxxis minions for the DH bike. Backup tires include, a new set of intense 909s, and a set of mutanoraptor 2.4s.
    I know in my heart that Ellsworth bikes are more durable by as much as double. AND they are all lighter...Tony Ellsworth

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    WTB Velociraptors. They have excellent cornering grip, even on gravel, and the tread blocks are far enough apart that mud won't cling as bad. Oh, and they're cheap.

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