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    ... and if we just ... Kenda's "new" Nevegal 2 Pro 27.5/29 (2.4" & 2.6" ) anyone get there hands on them?

    Kenda will be releasing their new Nevagal 2 pro tires with 2.4/2.6 widths

    Nevegal2 Pro

    article : https://www.bikerumor.com/2017/09/05...in-bike-tires/


    2.4 weight comes in a 810g +\- 40 although the etrto is 60-584 (2.35")
    2.6 weight is TBD


    anyone else stoked about this tire?
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    It looks interesting. Not sure how i feel about the transition knobs on 2/3rds of the tire. I'd be more interested if the price wasn't $80, already a lot of tires in that price range that I *know* work well.

    I'm still hoping for a Smoke/Dart/Velociraptor resurgence.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Porch View Post
    I'm still hoping for a Smoke/Dart/Velociraptor resurgence.
    Youíre old. They were my tires back in the day.


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    Neveglas used to impress me when that's all I'd ever ridden, then I started trying other brands and wasn't so impressed, actually was really un-impresed, so no, doesn't excite me, the soon to be Maxxis 29x2.6" Rekon and possibly DHF/DHR2, hell yeah, can't wait for them.
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    I'm a bit like LyNx - liked the nevegl BITD but I have been using DHF's and Chunky monkey tires for ages now. Every now and then I try other tires so if a Nevegal 2 becomes available for sale for under $50 I may try one.

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    I've been looking for the 2.6s often and can't find them. All the reviews have been good and apparently the rolling resistance is very low. If anyone finds the 2.6s let us know!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LyNx View Post
    Neveglas used to impress me when that's all I'd ever ridden, then I started trying other brands and wasn't so impressed, actually was really un-impresed, so no, doesn't excite me, the soon to be Maxxis 29x2.6" Rekon and possibly DHF/DHR2, hell yeah, can't wait for them.
    Maxxis DHF/DHR2. That's what I have on my Pivot Mach 5.5 and loving it!

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    So my brother's Rocky Mountain Altitude came with a Maxxis DHF 2.5 up front and DHRII in the rear. In every descent I'd creep up on him quickly ( I've got Specialized Butcher front, Purgatory rear. Both 2.6). I kept giving him hell about it so I jumped on his bike. My god, it felt like constant resistance. Good cornering grip but would slow down the moment you let off the power. That night we swapped his to the new Kenda Hellkat front, Nevegal 2 rear, 2.4s. Same trails the next day and I almost couldn't keep up with him. After our first trail he literally said " I think I'm in love!" He had nothing but good things to say about them after our ten mile ride. The trails were south east of Albuquerque NM, rated black with 15-25 percent grades with both hard pack and huge sharp and chunky rock. I'm still waiting for those same tires in 2.6 to become available.

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    Some pics of that beauty.
    Kenda Hellkat Pro 2.4 834 grams
    Nevegal 2 Pro 2.4 809 grams
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Kenda's "new" Nevegal 2 Pro 27.5/29 (2.4" & 2.6" ) anyone get there hands on them?-d9710b41-72ac-4c78-94f2-c95073186345.jpg  

    Kenda's "new" Nevegal 2 Pro 27.5/29 (2.4" & 2.6" ) anyone get there hands on them?-4505e5c0-6621-43e4-abb0-291d6fcfb6da.jpg  

    Kenda's "new" Nevegal 2 Pro 27.5/29 (2.4" & 2.6" ) anyone get there hands on them?-671cb3fa-f5e8-4ea2-9123-543585959bea.jpg  


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    Uhhh.
    STILL waiting on arrival of the 2.4 Hellkat and Nevegal2 enduro versions to match up with my Bird Aeris 120. 🙄
    But good for you 😜

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    the 2.6" are due End of May apaprently

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    Hellkat 2.4 enduro - end april
    Nevegal2 2.4 enduro - mid june
    here in Europe

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    Quote Originally Posted by agauna View Post
    Some pics of that beauty.
    Kenda Hellkat Pro 2.4 834 grams
    Nevegal 2 Pro 2.4 809 grams

    how wide do they measure on those Duroc 30's (27mm ID)?

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    "It has half the rolling resistance of the original, producing about 33watts of resistance compared to 66 watts for the original."

    That would explain a lot. The original was popular here in Australia but soon became known as the "Kenda Never-go" on account of the rolling resistance.
    Less isn't MOAR

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    Iíve been running them for a bit. Done a few races with them. Bought them from Kenda at a race before they were widely available.

    Itís a good tire. Iíve run it front and rear and as a front with mezcal 2.35 tnt g+ rear.

    Rolling resistance is much better than DHF/DHR2 (that combo rolling resistance is a joke anyway so no surprise there). Itís basically the same rr as dhf/aggressor or Michelin Wild AM.

    Has a good consistent feel when leaning it over.

    Itís a good tire, one of the top ones out there I think. Not extraordinary but I prefer it to Wild am because it feels more consistent (I like intermediate knobs on loose over hard). About 100g heavier than Wild am.

    I think you can easily pick between nevegal 2 pro, dhf/aggressor, and Wild am based on personal preference for feel and not lose any real performance between them.

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