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Kenda K1047 Small Block Eight SCT 29 Inch Tire

KendaK1047 Small Block Eight SCT 29 Inch Tire(Return to Product Page)

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Reviewed 5/19/2018
by Brooks
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Pasadena, CA
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Good XC tire for asphalt and dirt roads

OK , most of the other reviews are for the older version of this tire. Older took higher pressure. This is the foldable, dual compound version that is SCT tubeless sealant compatible. Pressure rating 30-50 psi.

I was able to mount the tire on DTSwiss rims without sealant with a normal JoeBlow pump. I wiped the tire bead and rim off with Windex beforehand. Held 40-45 lb pressure for a week. Then added sealant through valve. Tire good for hardpack and asphalt getting to the dirt, and is fairly light.... weighed about 650-670 gr. I would buy again.

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Reviewed 7/1/2014
by Anonymous
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victoria, bc
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5 of 9 customers found this review helpful.
poor puncture resistance

No resistance whatsoever to thorns and other sharp objects. 5 punctures in 60km of trail riding. Switched to Conti, and none in the last 400km on same trails

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Reviewed 6/2/2014
by Anonymous
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Bellingham, WA
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6 of 6 customers found this review helpful.
Perfect Tire

Great tire for interurban trails, roads, gravel roads, and moderate MTB. If you are riding all sorts of terrain this is the best tire I have found. Yes, it will wash out a bit on gravel, but all tires will.

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Reviewed 8/11/2014
by Anonymous
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Bellingham, WA
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5 of 5 customers found this review helpful.
Great traction, lots of thorn flats.

Great traction for what I ride, but I am getting lots of blackberry thorn flats. I have gotten 5 this summer alone. The tires are only 6 months old too.

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Reviewed 7/25/2013
by Clint HR
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Hood River, OR
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Favorite summer tire for dry Post Canyon single track

Excellent traction on hardpack trail with dirt 'ball bearings' in the corners. I usually pump these up to 75-80lbs for trip to the trailhead, sometimes 15mi on pave, then drop pressure to 35lb for the dirt. The sidewalls are a bit fragile for rock garden riding, but the tread wears well, and they are superior to all other heavy tread tires in the rock-hard dirt of summer.

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Reviewed 5/7/2013
by Bill
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Spokane, wa
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6 of 6 customers found this review helpful.
Great on hard pack loose in sand and other soft conditions

Great tire for hard pack. Grips great on both front and back again on hard pack, but the front kept washing out in looser conditions, so I changed the front tire to one with a more aggressive tread. Kept the small block 8 on the rear and works great

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Reviewed 2/16/2017
by Jethro
Daily Commuter
Colorado
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Good all around tire

This tire has good traction in the snow. Good in other conditions as well.

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