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PostPosted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 2:00 am 
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Going to run a Ralph as rear and heard mix reviews of which is better.


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Used to run Ralph 29x2.1 front and rear, and switched front to 2.25 Ron... like the change. I feel like the Ron tracks better in loose and sandy conditions, and just gave me more confidence.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 5:55 am 
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For my conditions, I run a RRon on the rear and a RRalph up front. I have a lot of granite to ride over and the Ron in the rear just eat's it up and never loses contact with the ground. A perfect combo for me.


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Ron front Ralph rear is a very popular and common combo, obviously as it gets gloopier you may need something more aggresive on the back!

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 21, 2013 5:32 pm 
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I am looking at 27.5 options.
I always ran a 2.35 Ron up front for 26"- they don't make them for 27.5.
Will I want a 2.25 Ron up front or something larger like a 2.35 Nobby Nic?


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 25, 2013 5:20 pm 
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Run the nobby nic 2.25 up front and RR 2.25 rear - best combo (although i still like Maxxis ardent upfront in winter), I tried the rocket ron and just did not work on NE trails.


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