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Thread: New tires?

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    New tires?

    Hey all, i think it's finally time for new tires. I ride AM/FR/DH and my current tire setup is:
    Front: WTB All-Terrain tire (50% asphalt, 50% offroad. This is absolute nonsense and tire has like next to none grip)
    Rear: Schwalbe Marathon Pro (tire is almost dead and has like 10% life left on it)

    As you may notice, tires that i run are complete bullsh*t even for All Mountain riding, not even talking about FR/DH. I fell like 20 times only because of tires.

    My riding conditions are like: 50% dry, 50% muddy/wet. Nothing too specific like only mud or only dirt. Since my climate is continental, i have both really rainy days and really hot days.

    My budget is minimal like 15-20 euros per tire, so what would you recommend after all being said?

    P.S Tires that i run now are pretty narrow also, i would like wider tires as well. My rims are 26mm wide

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    Slower But Faster
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    The Continental Vertical was my go to tyre for years. They are pretty well priced on CRC now for the wire bead version at €16.49 Continental Vertical MTB Tyre | Chain Reaction Cycles

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    Wait, aren't Vertical's like XC based tire? What about 2.3 Continental Baron? they are like 23 euros.

    I may go for Baron in front and Vertical in back

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