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    27.5" fat tire recommendation needed

    Can someone tell me if I can improve my traction, rolling resistance, replacing the current Bontrager Hodag 3.8" tires on my Trek Farley EX 9.8? The tires are due for a replacement and I wanted to see if a different brand would be the better choice. BTW my Farley is used exclusively on Sunny California trails. These tires will most likely never see any snow.
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    Do you have too much traction now, or not enough?

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    That is the tire for 27.5 fat.... Maxxis fbf would be the only other one I would recommend. That that would be a step in The wrong direction.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikesee View Post
    Do you have too much traction now, or not enough?
    Well I would like some better traction in fast corners without losing much, if any, rolling resistance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 288GTO View Post
    Well I would like some better traction in fast corners without losing much, if any, rolling resistance.

    I'd swap to a Gnarwhal up front and put a new Hodag out back. And then I'd get hyperanalytical with pressures.

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    Would the 3.8 Gnarwhal fit the rear of this bike or the 4.0 VanHelga

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    Quote Originally Posted by rushman3 View Post
    Would the 3.8 Gnarwhal fit the rear of this bike or the 4.0 VanHelga

    Gnarwhal should. Not sure about VH as they are taller.

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