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    Tires for fall in rocky RI

    Looking for tire recommendations for fall riding in RI. Typical ride is lots of rocks, roots, some sand, lots of loose junk on hardpack (pine needles and leaves), lots of short climbs and descents, fairly minimal sustained speed flatland riding. My Trek Superfly 100 AL elite has the oem bontrager mustang wheelset, nut running tubeless.

    I was thinking something along the lines of Schwalbe, Hans Dampf front and Nobby Nic rear from some of what I've read. Right now I'm riding 3-4 times a week at 6-10 miles per ride. I'd like to be able to ride in wetter conditions as the oem tires suck on wet anything to the point I just stay home.

    Is is that a decent setup? I'm no racer, I just want to ride as much as I can and keep improving my skills and my fitness.
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    Trail kings if you want to spend the money you MUST get the black chili compound. If you want lots of traction and do not care so much about speed and want to save some cash. The kenda nevegal does great in that type of conditions.
    Im not a fan of the Hans or the Nobby nic because I could never get them to last more then a month or so. That is just too expensive of a tire to start to fall apart that fast.

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    Thanks for the info, I'll give the Kenda a try. A buddy of mine has Schwalbe tires and tore the knobs half off in one ride on the trail I ride on most of the time!
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    I ride eastenr PA and we have lots of the same conditions. I run a Minion DHF and a Tralking 2.4 for fall and winter.
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    specialized ground control rear purgatory front

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