Tires and Wheels

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E. Thirteen Tubeless Valves

E*thirteen’s hi-volume tubeless valves were designed to make installing tubeless tires just a little bit easier. We all know what a pain in the ass setting up a tubeless tire can be, especially if you’re a home mechanic attempting to seat a bead without the aid of an air compressor. The folks at E*thirteen clearly […]

06.27.2015 Tires and Wheels Read the full story →
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650b Carbon Trail Bike Wheel Buyer’s Guide

Carbon wheels are the ultimate upgrade to an already sweet ride, but those tricked out hoops come with premium price tags. There’s also the question of durability. Wheels tend to get the worst beating of all our components, but there’s no arguing the performance advantages once you’ve ridden some. The question is whether or not you find […]

06.11.2015 Tires and Wheels Read the full story →
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WTB 650b+ Trail Blazer 2.8 Tire and Fourty-Four Bikes: Interbike 2014

Large high volume rims and tires have been popping up everywhere, with a number of variations now available. You can choose from 26″ diameter fatbikes with huge balloon size tires or wide 29″ diameter rims dubbed 29+. And now thanks to Fourty-Four Bikes out of New Hampshire and WTB, there’s one more fat option in the […]

09.16.2014 Bikes Read the full story →
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Review: Orange Seal Tubeless Sealant

When it comes to setting up your tires as tubeless, running a good tire sealant is key to making sure you’re not constantly pumping tires back up or stuck trail side with a flat. Stan’s Tire Sealant has been our go-to since we made the switch, but after talking to a rather charismatic fellow at the […]

08.07.2014 Gear Read the full story →
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Review: Sun Ringle Charger Pro Wheels

The Sun-Ringle Charger Pro Wheelset is billed as an tubeless compatible wheelset for all mountain riders with an XC light weight. With the proliferation of new carbon wheelsets in the market place, I’m not sure the XC light part is still as accurate with the bar for XC light raised that much higher. However, after […]

07.21.2012 Features Read the full story →

Easton Havoc DH Wheelset

Easton’s new Haven carbon wheels are getting all the attention these days, but riders looking for a solid set of wheels for downhill and freeride applications would do well to take a look at Easton’s Havoc DH wheels. First impressions of these wheels have them riding and performing as good as they look. The no-nonsense […]

06.02.2010 Tires and Wheels Read the full story →