Sunday, April 3, 2011

Kenda Slant Six 29 x 2.2

New for this year is inthe John Tomac line-up from Kenda is the Slant Six. The tire I am reviewing here is the 29 x 2.2. Tires both can it just under the 740g claimed weight. They are a tad heavier than the previous tires I am use to, but they look to roll very fast. This tire is supposed to bridge the gap between the Small Block 8 and the Nevegal. The Karma was also one of my previous favorites.

I have them mounted tubeless on a pair of Stan's NOTUBES Crest 29er rims.

The ramped knobs and good size side knobs took to provide a fast rolloing tire that will grip very well in the corners.

The test rig for this tire will be a 2011 Redline D680. Both front and rear tire also have pleanty of clearence in the frame and Reba fork.

I am hoping to get these out on the trail this week to see just how they preform.

Stay tuned........

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