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    What is the right tire for me? (Road and Single Track)

    I ride 60% pavement and 40% single track trails in Texas. The current tires that came with my GT HT (Kenda All Terrain 26x2.1) provide decent grip on the trail, but they are too knobby for pavement use and I had a hard time keeping my speed up and accelerating. I'm looking for a set of tires that is right for me. Slick enough to provide low weight and resistance for better acceleration and constant speed but also with enough grip for single track with roots, rocks, reverse-camber turns etc. I've been looking at the maxxis crossmark, continental traffic, double fighter 2, race king, kenda klimax lite, and kozmik lite 2.

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    I've been doing research and I've narrowed my search to the Maxxis Crossmark EXO. However, I'm still unsure if I should run dual crossmarks OR have an Ardent or maybe a Rocket Ron in the front. I'm leaning towards having dual crossmarks since I'm confident in my riding skill to handle washout and I won't be riding in any wet conditions at all. wut do?

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    Bought the Maxxis crossmark and some Rapid Robs for the front. Let you know how they run when I try em out.
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    It seems as though you have done enough research to pull the trigger and then report back with your findings. I'd give you my 2 cents, but find I haven't any on this subject.

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