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Feisty 2012-10-15 05:57 PM

Surly Knard 29x3
 
It is interesting what you can find on the UDC uk blog

oooooh

Looks like it fits a KH29 after all :D a bit too tight for the mud around here though so a Hand Dampf on a rabbit hole rim (in December) will have to do ;)

Sorry if this is old news

MJS 2012-10-15 07:54 PM

Looks Awesome! Does anyone know if the frame clearances have changed since that frame was produced (2007?)? I am hoping to pick up one of these to run on my 2012 KH 29 which should be arriving any week now! That tire looks like it has so much cushion!

MuniAddict 2012-10-15 09:05 PM

What's great about this tire is that it's a 3.0, which is .7 wider than the 2.3 WTB Stout, and yet it's almost 300g lighter than the Stout! This is most likely due to it [120 tpi] having a folding bead and a lower tread pattern. I'm assuming it will fit fine on the kh 47mm drilled rim?
Btw, I checked several online stores and none had any in stock.

scotthue 2012-10-16 01:14 AM

That's because it's not released yet...

MuniAddict 2012-10-16 02:26 AM

It'd be awesome if the Knard was also available in a 26 x 3.0, for my G26er! So far I only see a 26 x 3.8.

Feisty 2012-10-16 01:24 PM

Seems like the 29er Knard and Rabbit Hole rim have been "coming" for bloody ever :p

I read that they are released in December.

With the mega mud around here I jam up a Hans Dampf in my frame so the Knard is not going to fly so I will just go for the rim

scotthue 2012-10-17 08:05 PM

I would use an Oregon frame in that case.

muni123 2012-10-18 06:15 AM

this tire looks sick!

Nurse Ben 2012-10-20 10:34 PM

http://ridingagainstthegrain.files.w...2/09/knard.jpg

Hey Terry, it's a little fatter than what you were asking about, but it's a 26" :D

knoxuni 2012-12-16 07:01 PM

does anyone have one yet? will it fit in a nimbus drak?

Nurse Ben 2012-12-16 07:27 PM

no
no

there are places where this info is already posted, hint, hint, hint.

Feisty 2012-12-16 07:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by knoxuni (Post 1560564)
does anyone have one yet? will it fit in a nimbus drak?

No and No

:p

Whilst you can squeeze on in a KH it is not really usable unless you ride in the dry and UDC have said there will be a wider Oracle 29er coming to fit it at some point.

Feisty 2012-12-16 07:41 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Nurse Ben (Post 1560567)
no
no

there are places where this info is already posted, hint, hint, hint.

Teach me for watching a film and surfing the forum at the same time, I got a bit time lagged there :p

knoxuni 2012-12-16 07:51 PM

Does MR hans dampf fit?

Nurse Ben 2012-12-17 04:17 AM

Who you calling MR?

Yeah, the Hans Dampf will fit, just like all the other 29 x 2.4 tires.

Wes, don't you have homework to do or something :rolleyes:


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