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    Quote Originally Posted by meltingfeather
    if anyone wants to help out with legwork for filling in the advertised column, just post up here and specify that the weight is 'advertised'.
    Continental Race King - 29x2.2 - ADVERTISED 650g

    EDIT: Continental Mountain King 2.2 - ADVERTISED 700g
    2x10
    '12 Niner Jet RDO 22.9 lb
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    '09 Cannondale F29er 1 20.1 lb
    '10 Sanderson Soloist 23.8 lb
    '09 Hammer 29'er 20.5 lb

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    Quote Originally Posted by JeroenK
    Keep 'em coming!
    Maxxis Ignitor K 29x2.1 (older version)- 1@ 594g
    Kenda Karma 29x2.2 - 2@ 794, 804g
    Kenda Small Block 8 29x2.1 - 2@ 610, 604g
    Maxxis Crossmark K 29x2.1 - 2@ 594, 598g

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    Quote Originally Posted by JeroenK
    That's the advertised weight, according to the Schwalbe site. Or have you seen real weights like that, Bruce?
    I haven't seen the tire live as of yet, only weights posted on this forum. They are in stock at several online retailers. Bike29 is claiming a weight of 295g for the Furious Fred 29"er. 20100FR got a sample pair that weighed 336g and Francois' pair were 293g (although I think his was a 26" version, but can't tell from that post) which you can and did read about here at the time.

    I'm going with the 335g claimed weight as the best point of reference.

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    now updated w/a bunch of advertised weights... trying to clear up some confusion w/bontrager models but their website is slooooooooooooooooooooooooow
    i'll add my own 8 or so tires when i get a chance to weigh them. luckily i'm in the middle of a wheel swap, so 6 of them are off bikes.

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    Wish I could, but even w/a shop discount, rotating tires on a whim gets too expensive. Most of where I ride, my Crossmarks hold there own most times, but are still limited on traction when leaves, sand, & mud, so by the looks of the tires in question, it was only the proper question for me to ask.

    As for other posts having the same question, I know it's hard to believe, but some of us can't and don't hang on the forums all day replying and reading everything in sight, my bad I guess.

    Quote Originally Posted by BruceBrown
    Not to be a downer back at you, but this question is getting about as tiresome as is possible on every thread that the Raven or Crow is mentioned. All I can say is go buy a Crow, a Raven, a Vulpine, a Furious Fred or any other semi-slick XC race tire and give 'em a go. Then get back to us on what you discovered and found by running them. By the way, there are more tires in this category for 29"ers coming.

    Plenty of guys riding and racing semi-slick tires in the 26" and the 29" platforms who would beg to differ with your opinion as to how they could be considered a mountain bike tire.

    Toss a leg over a pair, take 'em out on your trails and get back to us. That's really the only way to answer the question.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbnutty
    Thanks for the spreadsheet but can you add the Rampages.
    Those just are not WW. Maybe you need to start a BBWW sheet for the "full figured" tires?
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    Read the bold............

    Quote Originally Posted by slocaus
    Those just are not WW. Maybe you need to start a BBWW sheet for the "full figured" tires?
    ......as per the OP

    "I admit that I'm a WW when it comes to tires and some of these 29er tires are scary in the weight department. There is lots of tire talk but weight is usually left out. I think it would be helpfully if we had a listing of 29er tire weights".


    Where I ride the Rampage is my WW front.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbnutty
    ......as per the OP

    "I admit that I'm a WW when it comes to tires and some of these 29er tires are scary in the weight department. There is lots of tire talk but weight is usually left out. I think it would be helpfully if we had a listing of 29er tire weights".


    Where I ride the Rampage is my WW front.
    I saw the emphasis on the part in bold above, and not the part you saw. My attitude is that many riders use big fat knobs to compensate for the lack of skill and being able to pick a line and ride smooth.

    I have Rampages, and I like them for when I need a gnar gnar tire with fat rims and weight is not important, maybe twice a year. The rest of the time I ride tires with less weight, better cornering, braking, and climbing grip, and much less rolling resistance!

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    Coincidentally weighed a Specialized Captain Armadillo Elite today...29x2.2 = 730 grams

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    Kenda SB8 572, and 532
    Maxxis Crossmark 650!
    Racing Ralph 2.4 592

    Just bought the Crossmark to replace the RR up front for the Firecracker 50 on Saturday...hmmm

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    Quote Originally Posted by tk81601
    Kenda SB8 572, and 532
    Maxxis Crossmark 650!
    Racing Ralph 2.4 592

    Just bought the Crossmark to replace the RR up front for the Firecracker 50 on Saturday...hmmm
    Is the Crossmark better for any terrain than the RR2.4? I read accounts of the 2.4 rolling extremely well on gravel, amongst other surfaces.
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    Probably like you , I fiddle around with this stuff too much. I ride in colorado. I actually like the RR but it is a bit skittish on gravely downhill hard turns- what isn't!? I let myself get talked into trying it on the front; I am thinking of returning it. I tried it last summer and found it fine on the back and I know the one I was riding then was less than 600gms.
    My current favortie rear tire is the Kenda Small Block 8 - at 200lbs on my Jet 9 it never fails ( I have had a rare slip, going up rock edges when I have used this on my hardtail).

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    Maxxis Ardent 29 2.25 ~770 grams alpine digi scale.

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    CST Caballero, 29 x 2.25 Advertised 750 gr. Actual 774 gr. About the same rolling resistance as a Rampage, maybe a bit better. Not quite as sticky, but for $13.00 a tire they roll a lot of miles before wearing out. I have 1100 miles on the rear of my Niner RIP and I weigh 240 pound wet and ride rocks, roots, chunk, and fire road in S. California.

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    Intense System 29, 29x2.25": Actual 823 and 850 g, with some sealant remains. They would not be under 600 without those .

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    Rampage 737 grams
    Ignitor 566 grams
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    Just picked up two Schwalbe Racing Ralph 2.25's.

    534 grams & 546 grams. (includes the little rubber band )

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    Quote Originally Posted by ubermach429
    just got some Geax Barro Race 2.0's
    467gr and 468gr
    How do those work (for XC), as Bruce pointed out I could care less what the 230 lb. all mountain guys are looking for and have been curious about these (using XR1 1.9s now)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coach417
    Ignitor 566 grams
    Is this an older model year tire, or have they started making them near the claimed weight again? I had one that was stupid heavy. (closer to 700g).

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    Quote Originally Posted by briscoelab
    Is this an older model year tire, or have they started making them near the claimed weight again? I had one that was stupid heavy. (closer to 700g).
    bought it today
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    Quote Originally Posted by Coach417
    bought it today
    That's really good to know. They are a nice all around tire.

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    so glad I'm not a WW anymore

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    A pair of Specialiezed The Captain S-Works 2.0 at 598 and 602 g

    A pair of Schwalbe RR 2.25 at 558 and 579 g

    A pair of Geax Barro Race 2.0 at 469 and 478 g

    A pair of Geax Saguaro between 2.2 705 and 720 g (I don't remember exactly )

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    2 Continental Race Kings,
    OEM version (narrower)
    588/599g (yes, marked as 29x2.2)

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    Quote Originally Posted by KLF
    2 Continental Race Kings,
    OEM version (narrower)
    588/599g (yes, marked as 29x2.2)
    That's astonishing!
    Exactly 100g lighter / tire than the OEM Race Kings that shipped on my Cannondale.
    2x10
    '12 Niner Jet RDO 22.9 lb
    1x1
    '09 Cannondale F29er 1 20.1 lb
    '10 Sanderson Soloist 23.8 lb
    '09 Hammer 29'er 20.5 lb

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