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    Combo of X-King Protection 2.3(F) and Race King Protection 2.2(R)

    Hiya, have been trying to find an ideal tyre combo for road and trail, and like the sound of these 2. Many threads even here mention going 2.4 and 2.2, but it seems Conti may have stopped 2.4 now.

    That being said, am just wanting to check this will suit an i25 rim...many charts I see seem to say yes, but well...I like the answers here so thought I'd check.

    Thanks for any answers

    Anthony
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    Yes will be fine. I have raced on that combo 2.4/2.2. They will be fast.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scooterman View Post
    Yes will be fine. I have raced on that combo 2.4/2.2. They will be fast.
    thanks...although i can only do 2.3/2.2 i think. how would they be on road you think...not for racing but commuting mainly...alas it has to be done at times lol

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    Old xking was 2.4.

    For road I'd just get 2 racekings .

    Also Vittoria mezcal are very fast on the road and overall have more grip than a race king.

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    I've had the 2018 2.3" X-King on my race bike as a front tire and it's a great all-arounder. Understanding the need the need for your bike to be duel-purpose I think it will be fine as a commuter tire, with the understanding it is going to have a lot of rolling resistance on the pavement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tgoods View Post
    I've had the 2018 2.3" X-King on my race bike as a front tire and it's a great all-arounder. Understanding the need the need for your bike to be duel-purpose I think it will be fine as a commuter tire, with the understanding it is going to have a lot of rolling resistance on the pavement.
    thanks for input...so considering it will get lots of road use, and my starter "trails" are not hardcore by any means lol, 2x racekings should be better..trust me not gonna be flying round a corner in deep mud or loose stuff...not yet at least lol

    Although I am tempted by the mixed combo, simply cos on roads am not racing...just getting somewhere...and the extra grip up front might be better in the end and let me do more.

    thanks

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    If I was in your shoes I would put a X-King on the front. X-King will have more bite on the trails as a front tire. My guess is rolling resistance on pavement between X-King and Race King is negligible.

    I ran a 2.3" X-King on a 23mm IRD tire and the tire profile is great.

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    thanks again all..gonna go with the cross king and race king mix...gives me more options to ride...and hey, doesn't it just mean I get fitter riding harder on roads to get good speed? lol win win really

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