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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 8:33 pm 
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Do you think 2.4 would fit in a stock avalanche frame? Namely the rear as the fork will be fine. Not sure if that's pushing my luck and don't know how to measure that reliably.

Just want the meanest set I can get. Commute is 4 miles so the resistance isn't an issue.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 8:44 pm 
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Real slick slicks are Schwalbe Kojaks (2.0") but they are not great in the wet if your commute is hilly and involves painted lines, drain covers or concrete paths/roads etc they are not to be trusted..
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Otherwise if you can find them Vittoria Tattoo Light are immensely good; quick-rolling and an awesome amount of grip (2.3" width). Standard Tattoo are wire bead, and heavier.
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Quicker-accelerating and even usable off-road except in mud are DMR Super Moto (2.3", in reality 2.2)
Incredible in rain and in winter. Had a set for 2 years now, still going strong.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 8:47 pm 
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Really liking one dmrs now, think I'm sold. Cheers bud


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 9:22 pm 
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2.2's are pretty big i have a set.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 11:22 pm 
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I use Halos in similar circumstances: a bit of volume to provide some cushioning from the rough stuff yet they can take a very high inflation pressure - 85 psi so they roll nicely on the road.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 11:24 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Please send me your fork and tyres.

Sincerely

Me.

Fork spec?


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 11:31 pm 
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Thank you. Tyres are Halo Twin Rails. The forks are On one.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 11:35 pm 
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Panaracer Uff Da! are great if you can find them. This thread is worth a read:

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 11:40 pm 
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I have those forks too currently £49 from Onone...

Kyle


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 11:50 pm 
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The carbon ones aren't 49


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