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    2.4 Kenda Cortez to a ?

    I have a Kenda Cortez 2.4 front tire, link to the tire down the page : http://www.kendausa.com/bicycle/JohnTomac.html
    2.4 DTC compund 710g, I looking for a tire about the same size but w/ a hair more traction and not much more weight - any suggestions ? I think the Cortez rolls great but just doesn't grip on hard turns. Thanx

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    Quote Originally Posted by keen
    I have a Kenda Cortez 2.4 front tire, link to the tire down the page : http://www.kendausa.com/bicycle/JohnTomac.html
    2.4 DTC compund 710g, I looking for a tire about the same size but w/ a hair more traction and not much more weight - any suggestions ? I think the Cortez rolls great but just doesn't grip on hard turns. Thanx
    on what conditions? hardpack, loose stuff, wet roots/rocks ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by keen
    I have a Kenda Cortez 2.4 front tire, link to the tire down the page : http://www.kendausa.com/bicycle/JohnTomac.html
    2.4 DTC compund 710g, I looking for a tire about the same size but w/ a hair more traction and not much more weight - any suggestions ? I think the Cortez rolls great but just doesn't grip on hard turns. Thanx
    For high desert conditions, the 2.35 Nev Stick-E works well (sand, loose over hardpack, slickrock, decomposed granite). Not sure how it would be on loamy surfaces.. yet...

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    Geax Sturdy 2.25. IMHO best all around tire made

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    Conti Diesel 2.5. A bit heavier, but also good volume and definitely more grip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EDDIE JONES
    Geax Sturdy 2.25. IMHO best all around tire made
    I'll second the Sturdy 2.25. Awesome tire.

    Some other options are:

    Ritchey Z-max 2.35

    Hutchinson Mosquito 2.3
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