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Old 11-14-2012, 05:54 AM   #26040
rbrsddn
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Originally Posted by fullmonte View Post
Have you priced those Schwalbes? I was having a great leafy singletrack ride yesterday when the rear Nobby Nic blew a hole in the sidewall. Had to hike the bike out of the woods due to only having one Co2 cartridge in the Camelback. Lesson learned. No more overpriced, paper thin, Schwalbes for me.
I did set a new (low) record though, with a blistering 3.1 mph avg speed while walking the bike back to the parking lot.

Were the NN's the Snakeskin sidewall model? I just put a set of them on my bike, and ride in some rocky stuff. Wondering how long they will last... I've heard the non snakeskin ones are very prone to sidewall tears.
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