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 Post subject: Schwalbe vs Mud2?
PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 3:36 pm 
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I've tried Conti, Ritchey and Michelin clinchers. I'm looking for a good do it all clincher and figured I'd try Schwalbe. Are the Schwalbes nice or should I get Muds again?


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 Post subject: Re: Schwalbe vs Mud2?
PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 8:27 pm 
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What did you think of the Muds?


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 Post subject: Re: Schwalbe vs Mud2?
PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 3:48 am 
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They were great. The Ritcheys were my favorite dry tire and the Muds were my favorite knobby. I've tried Contis and wasn't impressed. I haven't tried any Schwalbes but I know they make nice tires.


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 Post subject: Re: Schwalbe vs Mud2?
PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 6:39 pm 
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I'd suggest taking a look at the Vittoria XG Pro. It's a great all around tire. It rolls much faster than the mud2 and it does as well as the mud2 on off camber. They're pretty light too. But they do wear a bit faster than most other tires. I got Mud2's a couple of years ago thinking I'd use them in the later part of the season in mud and snow, but they're still hanging in the loset.


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 Post subject: Re: Schwalbe vs Mud2?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 1:55 am 
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I've always liked the Mud2 in front and a WTB Crosswolf in the back for clinchers. Which Schwalbe model are you looking at? The Racing Ralphs are pretty nice but seem to wear fast. Haven't tried their other models but they don't look so good. I also agree that the Vittoria's are a great riding clincher tire but wear life is not so good.

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 Post subject: Re: Schwalbe vs Mud2?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 2:02 am 
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Seems like all the good tires wear fast. Maybe I should just get used to that fact. Derek, I was thinking about the Ron or Racing Ralph.


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 Post subject: Re: Schwalbe vs Mud2?
PostPosted: Wed Jul 13, 2011 11:10 pm 
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What about challenge griffo clinchers?


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