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    New tires for my Trek 6500

    Hello!

    Iím French and I hope Iíll not make too much mistake so you can understand me correctly (donít hesitate to correct me).

    I try to find new tires for my Trek 6500 (2012).

    I need a rear tire with a good traction and a front tire that grip the most possible, especially in the turns.
    Itís for cross country ridings in different kind of trails (but not too much muddy).

    I made some researches and found these ones:
    - Specialized Ground Control
    - Continental Mountain King
    - Maxxis Ardent
    - Maxxis High Roller (II)
    - Panaracer Fire XC Pro
    - Panaracer Smoke

    On French forum they talk about the Hutchinson Toro, but on English website this tire doesnít seem to be appreciate that much...

    What do you think? What would you recommend?

    Thank you in advance.


    Luc

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    Bonjour,
    People on this board seem to like the Ground Control though I haven't used it. For me, the best of these would be the Maxxis Ardent, which I use in a 26x2.4 EXO, front and back.

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    The only problem with Ground Control is that is seems to be the most difficult one to find in the list a gave above...

    With the Maxxis High Roller II there is another problem, I can't find it in 26X2.30 on French website, only in 26X2.40.

    So I think I'll forget these 2 models.

    Remain in my selection:
    - Continental Mountain King II
    - Maxxis Ardent
    - Maxxis High Roller I
    - Panaracer Fire XC Pro
    - Panaracer Smoke
    Last edited by chichil; 07-25-2013 at 11:27 AM.

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