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 Post subject: Roll X S Works
PostPosted: Fri Apr 30, 2004 4:51 pm 
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Anyone know why the S Works version would be heavier than the Pro version? Sounds backwards


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 Post subject: Roll X S Works
Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2004 4:51 pm 


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 30, 2004 9:45 pm 
If it is anything like Nokian, it is because the S-Works tread has a lowered rolling resistance & softer compound, which results in a stronger (heavier) casing.

I agree - It sounds backwards.


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 Post subject: Re: Roll X S Works
PostPosted: Sat May 01, 2004 12:10 am 
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flat_chipmunk wrote:
Anyone know why the S Works version would be heavier than the Pro version? Sounds backwards


Wait i think its lighter but yeah Rollx is boat anchor... They feel nice and grip well but the RR is slow just like Pana's Fire Xc's or Tioga.


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 Post subject: Roll X S Works
PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2004 5:24 pm 
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Interesting that the RR is that bad because Mtn Bike Action magazine has been pushing these for some time as a RACE tire. I can see it though because they are very knobby and I weighed some on an electronic gram scale and they were A LOT heavier than advertiesed (590 g vs 527 advertised).


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