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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Austin, TX
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    Tire Recommendation

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    I want to resurrect my Klein mountain bike, which I had sorta turned into a utility bike, and start doing some moderate trail riding here in the Austin area.

    The tires are the major change that I need to make. Any suggestions as to what tire does well in the Austin/Texas environment? (From the little that I've seen, the trails range from hard-packed clay to sand.)

    Thanks for any suggestions.
    JEAN

    2011 Specialized Ruby Elite - carbon fiber go-fast bike
    DiamondBack Expert - steel road bike
    Klein Pinnacle - classic no-suspension aluminum MTB

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Bulgaria
    Posts
    271
    I've seen people riding Maxxis Furious Fred in dry conditions. They are super fast but easily punctured.
    If you want a safer tire, Maxxis Larsen is ok. I used to ride the rear one Larsen and I was happy on dry terrain.

 

 

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