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Old 12-16-18, 04:55 PM
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Optimally for best off road traction and handling, you should run them down to just before they start feeling like they are wobbling side to side on corners. Depending on bike geometry, your weight, your riding style, and the particular tire, and terrain, it can vary as much as 10-12lbs. I weigh about 205, ride 27.5, trail bike with 2.25 Maxxis Ardent tires and enduro bike with 2.4 Maxxis Minion tires, and both with tubes. I run the trail bike at 25lbs and the enduro bike at about 22lbs. I find that on soft, sandy trails, both seem too hard, but on hardpack with rocky technical sections 22lbs on the enduro bike can seem too soft. Experiment and find what works for you.
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