35 Plus Bike Tires: A Comprehensive Guide for Mountain Bikers

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Compared to fat bike tires, plus-size tires, also known as mid-fat tires, are relatively new to mountain biking. But with more and more bike companies offering mountain bikes capable of running plus tires, plus bikes are threatening to go mainstream as riders experience the benefits of wider, burlier mountain bike tires. Unlike fat bike tires, …

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Over a Beer: Brands, Please Stop Speccing Useless Tires on Mountain Bikes

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Editor’s Note: “Over a Beer” is a regular column written by Greg Heil. While Greg is the Editor in Chief for Singletracks.com, any opinions expressed in this column are his alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Singletracks.com. My job requires that I test and review the newest bikes hitting the market. It’s a …

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Convert Your 27.5 Bike to 26+ with Rims and Tires from WTB

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Over the past few years many riders have purchased 27.5 bikes, only to have plus-envy once 27.5+ bikes started catching on. Some intrepid 29er owners (including yours truly) found they could convert their bikes to 27.5+ using WTB Scraper rims and Trailblazer tires. In fact, the Scraper/Trailblazer combo was designed with this purpose in mind. Now, WTB is …

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6 Weird and Cool Interbike Finds

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Interbike tends to be dominated by some of the largest brands, but if you look closely, there are many small companies doing interesting and oftentimes weird things. Here are just a few examples from this year’s show. BIMPAIR is a two-part bike tire inflation system that seeks to eliminate CO2 cartridges and provide a “fully autonomous” experience. The first part of the …

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