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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 10:35 am 
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I've managed to end up with 24" wheels on my Sunn Bmix.
I need fast-ish tyres for man made trails round Bristol (Ashton Court) and pump tracks, was thinking small block 8's, then I saw the price. Can anyone recommend a cheaper alternative.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 12:25 pm 
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DMR moto digger - 2.35s

My son has these and they are great on most surfaces as long as it isn't too muddy.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 12:35 pm 
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Tioga Comp 3 skinwall, loads on ebay, classic BMX tyre...


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:06 pm 
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I run a Hookwrom on the back of my cruiser..... its a bit of a squeaze at 2.5", but it just fits

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:07 pm 
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Rob Atkin wrote:
Tioga Comp 3 skinwall, loads on ebay, classic BMX tyre...


Ran this on the back before th Hookworm

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 6:10 pm 
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Cheers guys, picked up a pair of used K Rads, that'll get me up and running...


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 10:56 pm 
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I chose small block 8's as a good all rounder, but the the main advantage is the weight - loads of those other tires are too heavy, but the K rads are a good choice too. Skinwall comp 3's are available here
http://www.porkchopbmx.com/Comp-3-tread ... 12-6WS.htm


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 3:50 pm 
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sorry to dig up this post. Are you running brakeles? I have a bmix and thought it would be great with 24" wheels but cant think of how the brake would work


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