Are Plus Tires Too Fat?

Regarding durability and potential sidewall cuts, plus sized tires, by design, have wider sidewalls that allow for fewer possible line choices to pick than narrower tires would when navigating tight rocky singletrack. Its in these situations...

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Jeff Jones: A Man and His Bikes
Jeff Jones: A Man and His Bikes

Jeff Jones has been innovative for years. Initially, I remember seeing his fat front 29ers with the truss fork show up for the first time on trails in San Diego over half a decade ago. I was wildly intrigued.  Running a slightly wider tire up...

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Plus-Sized Tires From Schwalbe!

As mentioned on BikeRumor.com yesterday here, Schwalbe just unveiled their new plus sized tires at Sea Otter that will be available this fall for 27.5+ and plans for 29plus sized tires to come soon after that. I, for one, am completely stoked to...

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#FatFront (#MidFat) Ride Quality

After 3 rides I am enjoying the Bontrager Chupacabra 29×3 tire on the front of my Salsa El Mariachi very much. I am faster, according to Strava, than I was with a 2.4 Ardent front that weighed less. Seems to me that unweighting the rear...

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