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    Snapped my beater bike.. Need urban, large street rubber (for EG)

    Anyone try street tires on EG (not the pinner one's)? Been riding more late night after work and when I can't sleep.. Moved to riding EG and wearing out tread, so instead of buying a new beater, I started looking for different kind of tire. Not sure where to look (never bought this type of tire)

    At least need a good volume rear to swap in and so far, I've found the Super moto. Seems good not a boat anchor, but pricey. And my schwlby's never last.. anybody find options like this? Thoughts?

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    Find yourself some Maxxis Hookworms on ebay.

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    Maybe something like the Tioga FS100 in 26x2.30"?

    Tioga FS100 Factory Skidrow Tyre | Chain Reaction Cycles

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    on days you are too lazy to swap them out...
    I have seen both these tires on the trail too.. nothing too gnarly though.

    Had 2.5 Hookworms before.. can safely run lower pressure but gonna be draggy

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    Yeahdog those tiogas look interesting thanks, I like the weight and little bit of tread.. Have the rear 2.4 trailking worn down now, think I'm addicted to its height.

    That's the other thing, i posted street tires but it's also some staircases, grass knolls and some dirt access paths too.

    Looked at those 2.5 hookworm and like the size but didn't find a folding version. Last time using a wire I swore them off but that could've been the old rim brake/tire combo to blame. The wheels have either a 25mm supra d, 25mm wtb or one w a flow to try different profiles with it but have always used MTB folding/tube.

    Never popped a bead out in a rock garden (sidewall usually rips), but am willing to try tubeless for once, is wire bead really needed?

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