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    Lightest Tire 26" tubeless Racing only 110 lb woman

    What tire would be the lightest tire for XC racing in South Florida that does have gravel and rooty sections but wont blow out running tubeless at around 22/25 lbs for pressure and to be safe enough for XC racing and also the lightest? We current run Specialied Fast Trak lk in rear and regular in front. Weight are aprox 520 grams each. Bike is at 21.8 lbs and trying to get a little lower with tires. Thanks...

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    Tire is one place where I would not want my bike to become a weight weenie. This is obvious, but by switching tires you do a lot more than just drop a few pounds. It is a complete game changer. Sure you can buy maxxis 310 gram tires, but they wouldn't grip anything like your fast traks. If you like how your bike handles, I would look for ways to save places else where. Seatpost, crank, titanium bolts, fork, bars, stem, etc. I'm just very reluctant to change to these superlight paper thin tires.
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    have a look the Bontrager web site, I believe they make some of the lightest tubeless ready tires?

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    I ride the south Florida area,oletta, Markham and Amelia and have been using specialized works renegade 26x2.1 which weigh 450 roll great and have been my favorite tire out of 12 years riding down here

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    Quote Originally Posted by CreativeEdge View Post
    I ride the south Florida area,oletta, Markham and Amelia and have been using specialized works renegade 26x2.1 which weigh 450 roll great and have been my favorite tire out of 12 years riding down here
    Sidewalls have been fine?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CreativeEdge View Post
    I ride the south Florida area,oletta, Markham and Amelia and have been using specialized works renegade 26x2.1 which weigh 450 roll great and have been my favorite tire out of 12 years riding down here
    Online shows 470 per tire....

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    I actually weighed mine and both were 450 on the nose.
    I run them tubeless and have had no problems whatsoever.
    Sidewalls have held up great..

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    stan's crow 2.0 - 390g
    schwalbe furious fred 2.0 - 315g
    maxxis maxxlite 2.0 - 285g
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    Time to stop believing the hype and start doing some science.
    29er Tire Weight Database

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    She has 26 inch wheels Melting

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    Quote Originally Posted by gigabyte772 View Post
    She has 26 inch wheels Melting
    i have no idea what you're talking about.

    Quote Originally Posted by pvd
    Time to stop believing the hype and start doing some science.
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    At the end of your reply you have 29er tire weight - I thought that was for me

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    Quote Originally Posted by gigabyte772 View Post
    At the end of your reply you have 29er tire weight - I thought that was for me
    it was... i was kidding.
    Quote Originally Posted by pvd
    Time to stop believing the hype and start doing some science.
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