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UST Rims. What tyres?

TheJackalTheJackal Posts: 169
edited June 2010 in MTB buying advice
Have just bought a hardtail which I want to use as a commuter with the odd weekend bash.

I have a Full Susser to which I fitted Nobby Nics and run them with a ghetto tubeless set-up on DT Swiss rims.

The new hardtail has Mavic Crossmax UST rims with Panaracer Fire XC Pros.

The question is, can I fit any tyre I fancy e.g. Conti Twister Supersonics to these rims?

And would anyone like to recommend a mixed use tyre that will not let me down at the weekend doing all year round semi-aggressive XC riding?

Some suggestions on here have been Conti Traffics (840g!) and Schwalbe Smart Sams (817g!).

I really can't afford to build up another set of wheels.

Although I could only use the FS at the weekend...
2012 Santa Cruz Highball Carbon 19 lbs
2009 Ibis Tranny __ lbs


  • NorthwindNorthwind Posts: 14,682
    You can fit any tyre you want to UST rims, no bother.
    Uncompromising extremist
  • TheJackalTheJackal Posts: 169
    I used Just Riding Along's wheel milk (liquid latex) on my FS.

    Will I still need to put this in? Presumably whatever the tyres they will still be porous, no?
    2012 Santa Cruz Highball Carbon 19 lbs
    2009 Ibis Tranny __ lbs
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