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STANS ZTR FLOW EX RIMS REVIEW

Stans No Tubes ZTR FLOW EX

At first glance, the Flow EX rims look too light to be a strong and durable Downhill rim. Weighing in at 490grams (that’s 165grams lighter than a Mavic 823!) I expected them to only last a few runs before I would be changing them out. I was wrong.
Stan’s have put a lot of time and thought into the engineering of these rims, focusing on how the tyre works and designing the rim around its performance. The low profile of the side wall gives you a strong and durable platform which not only creates a fantastic bead edge for the tyre to lock secularly into place, but also allows the tyre to form its intended shape to give you optimum grip. This also means it has the ability to run lower pressures and reduces the likelihood of burping or pinch flats. …Continue Reading

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RUBENA KRATOS & SCYLLA TUBELESS SUPRA TYRES

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While all eyes were peeled on Australia’s Olympic mountain bikers earlier in the year many of you may have seen Bec Henderson and Dan McConnell rolling on the new Rubena Tyres. The Kratos 2.25 front tyre has a aggresive block design that is great in the corners but spaced closely to preserve fast rolling speed. While the Scylla 2.25 has a lower tread profile and a more rounded shape that sticks to the trail and accelerates and rolls well in dry conditions. After a few rides on their trail tyre combo we are stoked on them. Prime for soft sandy dirt. …View More

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