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    Schwalbe Super moto X alternative? 29*2.3 ish

    Been Looking around for a while for a commuting tyre for my Salsa fargo, Found a decent set the Super moto X's but seemingly nowhere sells them whatsoever, are there any alternative tyres in this sort of tread style and size?

    Any help appreciated.

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    Looked for something for years that was like the Super Moto but the closest you will find is the Schwalbe Big Apple.

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    Maxxis hookworm in a 29x2.5"
    They are NOT lightweight, but they last forever and pretty good puncture protection. Not quite as trail worthy as the Surly Extraterrestrial, but still capable

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    I haven't tried them in this size, but Schwalbe is making the G-One Speed in 29 x 2.35

    I use the G-One's on a commuter bike in 700x30c, and I like them. Roll fast and great grip.
    Santa Cruz Tallboy 2
    Cannondale CAAD12
    Niner RLT9
    Salsa Fargo 29+
    Niner SIR9 27.5+
    Surly Krampus

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    Take a look at the Specialized Compound Control 29X 2.2. I picked up a pair at a great price from a LBS that sells Specialized. Mounted them up on Velocity Daullies and they measured almost 2.4 on those i39 rims. Super traction on pavement.

    I have a pair of Super Moto Xs in 27.5 X 2.8 that actually fit my Soma B-Side too. They are bouncy and rather thin; snake skins I think, not the Green Guard ones. I prefer the Compound Controls and think they are probably a more durable tire.
    Last edited by Whiptastic; 06-14-2018 at 03:46 AM. Reason: Typo
    eSurly ECR SA-5spd IGH (BBS02B)
    Niner Jet 9 Alloy 1X Sunrace 11-50T
    Soma B-Side Belt-Drive SA-3spd IGH

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