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    575 tire combo

    What are you guys running for a tire setup? Right now im running the stock nobby nics. (2.2" front and rear) Im thing of switching the front to a fat albert 2.4".

    I live in the northeast and ride mostly singletrack and class 4 roads.

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    Was riding a 2.35 Fat Albert and switched to the Hans Dampf. Best tire I've ridden. Leaps and bounds better than the FA.

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    Agree on Hans dampf. Really, really, really good tire. My other fav is conti trail king (which lasts a little longer, and doesn't cost $80).

    Haven't tried fat albert. A 2.5 muddy mary is the tire that convinced me that there is, in fact, such thing as fat enough.

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    On my '11 575, I'm running a Nobby Nic 2.4 front and a NN in the 2.25 rear. Seems to be a great combo; I like a wide front tire for the rocky technical. Although, I'd like to run 2.35 Hans Dampf all around but not sure about the rear tire clearance.

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    this thread might help..... 2.35 rear tire on 2011 575

    Quote Originally Posted by Pistol79 View Post
    What are you guys running for a tire setup? Right now im running the stock nobby nics. (2.2" front and rear) Im thing of switching the front to a fat albert 2.4".

    I live in the northeast and ride mostly singletrack and class 4 roads.

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    where in the northeast? im on long island but do as much off island riding as possible, upstate ny and new jersey, rocky/rooty terrain, im running nobby nics 2.4 front 2.25 rear tubeless so far my only complaint is when the trail is wet/muddy, they suck ass in wetness.

    would love to fit 2.4 front and rear but the damn carbon brace

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    Thanks for the info. I just read the MTBR review on the Hans Dampf. Sounds like a sweet all around tire. I would probably throw a 2.35 HD on the front and leave the 2.2 NN on the back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nyrangerfan222 View Post
    this thread might help..... 2.35 rear tire on 2011 575



    where in the northeast? im on long island but do as much off island riding as possible, upstate ny and new jersey, rocky/rooty terrain, im running nobby nics 2.4 front 2.25 rear tubeless so far my only complaint is when the trail is wet/muddy, they suck ass in wetness.

    would love to fit 2.4 front and rear but the damn carbon brace
    Im in Vermont. Probably similar terrain to upsate NY.
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    I am running a 2.35 High Roller on the front and 2.35 Minion DHF on the rear (both Super Tacky). Only have a couple rides in with the combo, but am liking it so far. Great traction on the rooty/rocky trails (NH, not too far from VT).

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    Quote Originally Posted by powbmps View Post
    I am running a 2.35 High Roller on the front and 2.35 Minion DHF on the rear (both Super Tacky). Only have a couple rides in with the combo, but am liking it so far. Great traction on the rooty/rocky trails (NH, not too far from VT).
    how do the high rollers roll? Im thinking of replacing my nevgals with one up front. Need something lighter, and faster rolling..
    I do mostly xc riding

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    Quote Originally Posted by yeti575inCA View Post
    how do the high rollers roll? Im thinking of replacing my nevgals with one up front. Need something lighter, and faster rolling..
    I do mostly xc riding
    I've been pretty happy with the Maxxis Ikon for the rear and I have a Maxxis Ignitor for the front, but next time I will probably get the Ardent. These are my summer East Bay hills tires and they roll fast. I think I still had my Fat Alberts on from when I was at Downieville when we rode.

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    Knobby Nic front, Racing Ralph rear. Great combo.

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    Running a set of specialized tires.

    2.3 Eskar in the rear.

    2.5 butcher sx up front.

    Pretty happy with this setup.
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    I pulled the trigger on a 2.35" hans dampf for the front. Its the trail star compound. I got a great deal from Arts Cyclery. Purchased the tire and a stans no tubes kit for $107 delivered. I cant wait to get it set up!!!

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    My 575 is setup as a long travel XC bike for
    SoCal trails. I run a Rocket Ron 2.1" on the
    back and a Rocket Ron 2.25" on the front.

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    Just put an order in for the mountain kings II protection in a 2.4 front and. 2.2 rear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nyrangerfan222 View Post
    Just put an order in for the mountain kings II protection in a 2.4 front and. 2.2 rear.
    let us know what you think..

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    575 tire combo-uploadfromtaptalk1334370981013.jpg

    Got her setup today. The stans kit worked great with the x1600 rims. Inflated fast and didnt leak any sealant. The 2.35" hans dampf is a big volume tire! Much bigger than the noby nic. Cant wait to test ride it in morning!

    575 tire combo-uploadfromtaptalk1334371304942.jpg

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    MK II Protection

    MK II Protection 2.4 front / 2.2 rear




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    Anyone using a Hans Dampf on the rear? If so what size?

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    Only one size HD, 2.35. I'm running them front and rear. Nothing bad to say about these tires.

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    what year 575 are you running the HD on? aluminum rear triangle or carbon?
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    Anyone know if a 2.2 TK is bigger than a 2.2 MK II ?
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    2.2 tk is def bigger than the 2.2 mk


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    how much bigger though? i know a 2.4 MK II will barely clear if not touch on a 2011 (carbon stay). Wondering if a 2.2 TK, or even 2.2 XK would still clear, but be more volume than 2.2 MK II
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    I ran a 2.35 High Roller front and back for a while, but switched out to a 2.35 Minion front and a 2.35 Advantage on the rear. The minion/advantage hooks up smoother than the high rollers and don't share the "slow roller" nick name.
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