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    Maxxis Ikon vs WTB Trail Boss. I have two sets of tires. Which should I use?

    I just purchased two sets of tires. Maxxis Ikon 3C EXC EXO in 29"x2.2" and WTB Trail Boss 29"x2.4." I am curious of your thoughts on which I should use (or a combination of both). Is one better than the other?

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    You have all of the tires...why take a recommendation...just try them! Your opinion will be diff than others...

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    Quote Originally Posted by pufferjumper View Post
    I just purchased two sets of tires. Maxxis Ikon 3C EXC EXO in 29"x2.2" and WTB Trail Boss 29"x2.4." I am curious of your thoughts on which I should use (or a combination of both). Is one better than the other?
    Polar opposites. I've used an ikon as a summer rear tire quite a bit. I would never use one as a front tire. The trail boss was a good front tire. But when I tried running them on the front and rear the bike felt like it was dragging an anchor. So the only possibility for me is trail boss front, ikon rear

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    I have a totally different experience with the Trail boss. I thought the TB was a great rear tire but probably the worst front tire I've ever ridden.
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    I hate this trail boss and everything it stands for as a tire. That being said, it's fine (ish) as a rear tire.

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    I think you bought 4 rear tires. 2 for xc, 2 pretty heavy trail tires.

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