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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:14 am 
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Related to my pad talk, I just wondered if anyone has a personal recommendation of a really sticky front tyre for hitting the North Wales slick rock in the winter?

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:31 am 
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Black chilli Continentals seem to get good feedback. Need to be the Protector ones though.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 2:33 pm 
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Maxxis Minion Super Tackys. So sticky that when you ride on the road it feels like you've got your brakes dragging ;)


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 24, 2013 5:28 pm 
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You could also check out what the Trials riders favour, stuff with cool names like Creepy Crawlers or Sticky fingers.

Tartybike.com is good for all that sort of stuff.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 24, 2013 8:09 pm 
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Barneyballbags wrote:
Maxxis Minion Super Tackys. So sticky that when you ride on the road it feels like you've got your brakes dragging ;)

This is what I use on the front of my Giant and I find it totally confidence inspiring going down, a bit of a pain dragging them round though but worth it imx :)


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 27, 2013 4:38 pm 
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Thanks for the recommendation. Got me one ordered to try it out.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 28, 2013 7:38 am 
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I've always got on with super tacky Maxxis tyres. I'm not normally a Minion fan, but my dual plys were superb at Antur the other week when it was a bit grubby.

I've also found my Trailstar Hans Dampf's to be pretty good too if you want something a bit lighter.


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