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PostPosted: Tue Feb 17, 2004 3:13 am 
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Has anyone ridden the new 2.1 or 2.25 Racing Ralphs (non-UST)? Comments on performance, etc?


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they are fast! and give good grip! A perfect tire!

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what weather and terrain are they suitable for?

Would they cope with 1 inch thick mud and wet tree roots?

I'm after a tyre that will cope with both and as light as possible.


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Would they cope with 1 inch thick mud and wet tree roots?


For mud opt for a very small tire, that will sink in the mud, and then getting grip on the lower dry ground.

Do you know a tire that copes with wet tree roots well? i dont! :?

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For wet roots width helps surely.

I'd rather be riding 2.1s than 1.7s over lots of wet roots.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 10, 2004 11:53 pm 
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flat_chipmunk wrote:
Has anyone ridden the new 2.1 or 2.25 Racing Ralphs (non-UST)? Comments on performance, etc?


I hear RR pretty good in dry and wet condition but not so great on loose stuff.

But yeah they are fast tire.


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