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Offline J. Ryan

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29er tire pressure
« on: October 19, 2008, 07:17:44 PM »
Hey, just wondering what tire pressure others are running on their 29ers.

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Re: 29er tire pressure
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2008, 07:23:22 PM »
My wife runs her tubeless I-9`s with 21 lbs

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Re: 29er tire pressure
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2008, 07:59:57 PM »
I run tubeless around 30 front 35 rear

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Re: 29er tire pressure
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2008, 09:00:59 PM »
30-32
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Re: 29er tire pressure
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2008, 10:30:16 PM »
Hey, just wondering what tire pressure others are running on their 29ers.


Your personal weight will play a part in this.

 If you are bigger, you may not want to run too low. That is why FactorE runs his above 30 psi, he is a clyde. I am sure that Steve's wife is not.


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Re: 29er tire pressure
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2008, 10:39:48 AM »
I'm 6'4 and weigh about 218 lbs. I've been running around 30 psi. I was just wondering if going any lower would be beneficial or if would just cause pinch flats.

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Re: 29er tire pressure
« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2008, 11:38:44 AM »
I weigh about 270.  I have 2.1 Ignitors on my Redline.  I run about 35 front and 40 rear.  No issues with traction, but rolls nice and free.
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Re: 29er tire pressure
« Reply #7 on: October 20, 2008, 11:56:13 AM »
I weigh about 270.  I have 2.1 Ignitors on my Redline.  I run about 35 front and 40 rear.  No issues with traction, but rolls nice and free.

Do you have any problems with feeling like the bike bounces around? I ride GF Paragon (HT) and it feels like it bounces around a lot if the pressure is even slightly over 30.

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Re: 29er tire pressure
« Reply #8 on: October 20, 2008, 12:22:11 PM »
Not that I notice  ;D  I've been riding less than two years though, so I'm no handling expert.
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Re: 29er tire pressure
« Reply #9 on: October 20, 2008, 04:33:12 PM »
Do you have any problems with feeling like the bike bounces around? I ride GF Paragon (HT) and it feels like it bounces around a lot if the pressure is even slightly over 30.

I'm on a Paragon, as well, and mine bounces too if the tires are much over 30. I stay 30-32 and it rolls over roots like butter.
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Re: 29er tire pressure
« Reply #10 on: October 20, 2008, 06:15:49 PM »
I ride on WTB ExiWolfs.  Usually start with 35 front and rear.  Depending on the conditions I may go as low as the 25-30 range.  I'm still running tubes and I haven't had any pinch flats yet (knock on wood).

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Re: 29er tire pressure
« Reply #11 on: October 20, 2008, 06:38:33 PM »
I ride 26, and keep mine about 40/43 and I'm a 185 lb rider.  Curious as to rider weight and if tubeless or tube.

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Re: 29er tire pressure
« Reply #12 on: October 20, 2008, 07:40:38 PM »
206lbs, tubeless
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Re: 29er tire pressure
« Reply #13 on: October 20, 2008, 08:55:06 PM »
I ride on WTB ExiWolfs.  Usually start with 35 front and rear.  Depending on the conditions I may go as low as the 25-30 range.  I'm still running tubes and I haven't had any pinch flats yet (knock on wood).

Forgot to mention...my weight hovers around 200-205lbs. 

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Re: 29er tire pressure
« Reply #14 on: October 20, 2008, 10:37:13 PM »
With tubes, 25 front and back on a 29er. another one of the advantages of an enourmous monster truck wheel on the front.

 

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