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Old 04-24-19, 06:34 PM
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Newbie to fatbikes with a question about PSI in tires for a clyde....

Hey everyone,

Today I took delivery of my KHS3000 fatbike with e assist. I weigh about 270lbs and am curious what psi you guys would suggest for me to start with. Currently am running tubes and 26x4.8 tires. Can you guys suggest on a starting point for riding hardpack/root filled singletrack?

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Start at 10 psi. Adjust to have maybe 20% sag in the tires. I run 4 psi front and 8 psi rear in summer. 3/6 in winter at 175#

I have 4.8" tires
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Agreed. 10 psi is a good starting point, then adjust to your preference and terrain.
With your weight because not to go too low. I weigh 230
For me, hard pack can usually be a 10-12, large stones-8 psi and soft gravel/sand- 6 psi.
I am running 4", so with 4.8", I guess you have a little more forgiveness
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Thanks guys. I'll start with 10 and go from there. Thanks again!
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