Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Apr 2012

    Front rim and tyre choice for rigid ss

    Hi all. I am riding a rigid 26" single speed on woodland lots of stumps and roots mostly wet in the UK. I currently use a mavic xm117 with a continental baron 2.3 (more like a 2.1) at the front. Every now and then i buckle the front rim so i am looking for a rim with a bit more strength and a larger volume tyre. Currently looking at the mavic 321 or 521...the only difference between the two is that the 521 is a welded join and the 321 is a pinned glued joint? Also with the rim of the 521 or 321 being wider i would feel betrer about using a larger volumw tyre...been considering the continental trail king 2.4.
    I use inner tubes not really considering a tubeless ready rim.
    What are other rigid riders using?

  2. #2
    1*14*29*2.1 & 1*1*29*2.4
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    definitely try the larger casing....rim choice is personal, I get away with a crest but doesn't sound like you will.

Similar Threads

  1. Wheel and Tyre Choice Help...
    By Macbeth in forum Fat bikes
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 05-17-2014, 06:01 AM
  2. Tyre Choice
    By gbuckham in forum Fat bikes
    Replies: 35
    Last Post: 02-13-2012, 01:10 PM
  3. Tyre Choice
    By tdg63 in forum Wheels and Tires
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-18-2011, 11:31 AM
  4. Tyre Choice
    By tdg63 in forum Specialized
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-18-2011, 08:57 AM
  5. Tyre choice
    By tdg63 in forum Specialized
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-06-2011, 10:20 AM

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.