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    *Cheap Tires - ~$15 or less

    Once upon a time I think I saw Kenda Kinetics on sale for ~$9 online (jensonUSA maybe) and I prolly should have jumped on that but I was discouraged by some poor reviews ...

    But I now realize all the tires seem to have some likes and some dislikes so since I am not a racer or overly serious rider cheap is pretty much what fits my bill. $50 per is reserved for my motorcycle tires ....

    I am looking for a new front tire around 2.35 or so (marz DJ3)

    Jenson USA has the HUTCHINSON SPIDER AIR LITE TIRE OE on sale for $9 but its really not lookin like what I want tread wise but I guess I could settle ...

    I think I really want somthin like a WTB Weirwolf or similar tread as I ride about 50/50 intown and trails. But the trails are pretty rocky steep missouri hills, so I don't think a semi is right for me..

    thought I would start this thread for other bargain shoppers so we can kind of consort on recent finds. LMK if you've spotted any tires on sale

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    Quote Originally Posted by JFoster
    Once upon a time I think I saw Kenda Kinetics on sale for ~$9 online (jensonUSA maybe) and I prolly should have jumped on that but I was discouraged by some poor reviews ...
    IRC Mibro - 26.2.25 $14.99
    http://pricepoint.com/detail/14143-3...Mibro-Tire.htm

    Greenfish adventure sports - quite a few choices under $15
    http://www.greenfishadventuresports....S&Category=386


    I stock up. I bought about 12 Hutchi Pythons for $10 ea at Supergo years ago. I just ran through the last of them, but I bought about 10 $8 Maxxis Larsen's at Jenson a few months ago, so I'll start working my way through them now.

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    Sweet! I don't see any reviews of the Mibro but most of the IRC tires got good reviews...

    Anybody know how they run on size? Like would that be a dead on 2.25 or do they run slim or fat?

    Too bad most of green fishs tires are 2.0 ... although $19.95 isn't too bad for some of those WTB tires ....

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    You'll hardly be 'settling' for those Hutchinson Spiders. Between my buddy and I, we've got mountains of tires and those $9 tires are some of the best that we use. Talk about a universally appealing tire. Dry conditions? Great. Wet and sloppy conditions? Great. Rocky bits? Great.

    It really is a brilliant tire.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpinWheelz
    You'll hardly be 'settling' for those Hutchinson Spiders. Between my buddy and I, we've got mountains of tires and those $9 tires are some of the best that we use. Talk about a universally appealing tire. Dry conditions? Great. Wet and sloppy conditions? Great. Rocky bits? Great.

    It really is a brilliant tire.

    Thats cool, I'll have to check how much they are with shipping.

    The more reading I do it really seems like the WTB Mutano Raptor is the tire for me. I have found them on ebay for $25 shipped for a pair which is a deal at only $12.50 shipped ea . But I really have no need for a pair as I run a rim brake out back. Still searching for a single.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JFoster
    Thats cool, I'll have to check how much they are with shipping.

    The more reading I do it really seems like the WTB Mutano Raptor is the tire for me. I have found them on ebay for $25 shipped for a pair which is a deal at only $12.50 shipped ea . But I really have no need for a pair as I run a rim brake out back. Still searching for a single.
    FullCycles.com had WeirWolf 2.5 wire tires for ~$15. I just checked and they are $13!
    http://www.fullcycles.com/product_in...roducts_id/567

    And a Maxxis Mobster 2.35 DH for 10 bones:
    http://www.fullcycles.com/product_in...7c44a63dba9004

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    Quote Originally Posted by JFoster
    Sweet! I don't see any reviews of the Mibro but most of the IRC tires got good reviews...

    Anybody know how they run on size? Like would that be a dead on 2.25 or do they run slim or fat?

    JF
    Buy big! I like IRC tires and have run lots, most were pretty true to size. My 2.1 Mibros however, are kinda small. They are barely 2.0s... so go big, they are light even at the bigger sizes. The 2.1s have been good so far, decent traction with very little rolling resistance. I have decided to make them my mud tires since they are narrow
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    Try Kenda's website.

    I just ordered some Kenda Kinetics Stick-E's for $15 directly from Kenda. They were the kevlar 2.6's. Be warned they are really big but suprisingly light. I have been running this same tire for a year and no real problems with flats or thin sidewalls. There is so much air volume, it is hard to flat them. They also had some other less interesting tires on blowout for less $$.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.P
    FullCycles.com had WeirWolf 2.5 wire tires for ~$15. I just checked and they are $13!
    http://www.fullcycles.com/product_in...roducts_id/567

    And a Maxxis Mobster 2.35 DH for 10 bones:
    http://www.fullcycles.com/product_in...7c44a63dba9004

    Mr. P
    AAAHHHHhhh ..... can't decide .... can't decide ... brain aneurism


    Thats a killer deal on the Maxxis, it was a $50 tire ! Have to say I prefer the tread pattern pn the Wolfs though ....hmmm ... is a 2.5 front with a 2.0 rear gonna look rediculous? IDK ..

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    Trailbears

    IRC Trailbears in 2.25 or 2.50 at pricepoint and performance. A kickbutt tire that will blow your mind for 19 bucks and change apiece. They run specials on these tires all the time. Performance just had them on sale for 13.99 per but the sale is over now.

    http://www.performancebike.com/shop/....cfm?SKU=14983

    http://www.pricepoint.com/detail/126...lbear-Tire.htm

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    I just took delivery on these and are pretty good for $10.

    http://www.bikemannetwork.com/biking/p/SS/CC-TRSCOTT
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    "The more reading I do it really seems like the WTB Mutano Raptor is the tire for me. I have found them on ebay for $25 shipped for a pair which is a deal at only $12.50 shipped ea . But I really have no need for a pair as I run a rim brake out back. Still searching for a single."



    WHERE????? Info please!!!! Besides anyone know where to get Specialized tires on the web? I want to get a revolution in 2.2 or the fast track. Any info on those?
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    WTB Mutano Raptors 2.25"

    http://cgi.ebay.com/WTB-Mutano-Rapto...QQcmdZViewItem

    Good all around WTB tire set F&R. Better on road than you would expect (quiet & smooth) with lots of confidence in the dirt & rocks.

    Incase the eBay link fails, seach for Item number: 7237348215

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    Quote Originally Posted by forkboy
    IRC Mibro - 26.2.25 $14.99
    http://pricepoint.com/detail/14143-3...Mibro-Tire.htm

    Greenfish adventure sports - quite a few choices under $15
    http://www.greenfishadventuresports....S&Category=386


    I stock up. I bought about 12 Hutchi Pythons for $10 ea at Supergo years ago. I just ran through the last of them, but I bought about 10 $8 Maxxis Larsen's at Jenson a few months ago, so I'll start working my way through them now.


    I ordered 26 / 2.10 Mibro's from Pricepoint last week. Really great tires for the price. Also picked up a 5-pack of tubes for cheap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott_in_Jersey
    http://cgi.ebay.com/WTB-Mutano-Rapto...QQcmdZViewItem

    Good all around WTB tire set F&R. Better on road than you would expect (quiet & smooth) with lots of confidence in the dirt & rocks.

    Incase the eBay link fails, seach for Item number: 7237348215

    -Scott
    Oh yeah! If those were available in singles I would have already bought. Contacting FullCycles about S&H now

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    eh , $12 S&H kinda puts a damper on the deal .... I am thinkin the WTB tires are $25 at my LBS ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by JFoster
    Have to say I prefer the tread pattern pn the Wolfs though ....hmmm ... is a 2.5 front with a 2.0 rear gonna look rediculous? IDK ..
    Just call Jensonusa or Cambria and see if they will price match the weirwolf, but in a 2.3 for you. I orderd a few of the weirwolfs from Full cycle as well as a new brake set, great company to deal with!
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