Recommend a durable 29er slick tire

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leugene
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by leugene

For the sand take as wide as possible: Surly Knard 29 x 3" or Schwalbe Racing Ralph 29 x 2,35"

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jooo
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by jooo

If it is just hard sand the whole way, something like a Furious Fred actually seems like a good idea.

@leugene - the Knard won't fit any production XC frame.

xnavalav8r
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by xnavalav8r

After talking to some guys who have done the race, including a former winner, I went with the Schwalbe Super Moto 29x2.35... running it tubeless.

purezerg
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by purezerg

I use continental sports contact. very very durable. but i'm using 26 x 1.3. am sure there's a 29 option.

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