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Got some STI HD3's and 30 inch roctanes. I vowed I'd never buy bigger tires, hopefully I won't see a huge difference in stability being up higher, which is my only concern. Anyone have roctanes out there? How do you like them? I wanted an 8 ply tire, we ride on a lot of hard trails and I've seen too many rocks take others out of action. Hoping the tires work out for the best.
 

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I really like the Mongrel. Don't know much about the roctanes other than they are heavy! Let us know how you like them

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Mongrels are back-ordered, and Rocktanes weigh about the same...so I decided to give them a go. Will advise.

Edit: You are correct, they are a bit over 3 pounds more heavy a tire. Oh well, I have a cat delete right? =)
 

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If you lose any performance with the bigger tires, get yourself at least a clutch kit to help out.
 

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It's on the radar to be done. Power steering is next though, I got my thumb peeled back to my wrist once last year, so not interested in repeating that. Thank you desert.
 

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Roctanes are an excellent tire was going to buy them but went with blackwaters instead
 

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Have two rear roctane tires 2 months old 26 /11/12 they won't stop leaking around the bead inside and out emailed the manufacturer and sent pics Of the bead area Waiting on a responds back I put my bh1 tires back on and no leaks


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We have done quite a bit of testing with the Rocktane XD tires and love them. They have a super tough sidewall plus they ride extremely good. I believe you will fine they have excellent lateral grip.

Let us know your opinion when you get them out.
Are those little tits on the bead normal? There all the way around the bead area
Some are 1/8 tall

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I have taking the tires off three times to make sure the rim and tire beads are spot less Still leaking all the way around the rim Thanks for sending that pic


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I know you shouldn't have too, but I have sealed many tires this way. Apply a thin coat of grease around both beads. I've never seen this not work, Only if they won't make them good. I've done this even on my race tires, never had one to pop off the bead. It really helps them seal.
 

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I would have shaved them tits down a little
the grease or dish soap idea works for me
 

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I have 350 miles on my rocktanes. Love them. Awesome grip. I have clutches, did not notice h.p. loss. image.jpg
 

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Have two rear roctane tires 2 months old 26 /11/12 they won't stop leaking around the bead inside and out emailed the manufacturer and sent pics Of the bead area Waiting on a responds back I put my bh1 tires back on and no leaks


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Have a buddy that his are doing same thing.
 

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I have 28-10-14 rocktanes with hd3 wheels on the way , will be here middle of next week and will let u know how they do!
 

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I have taking the tires off three times to make sure the rim and tire beads are spot less Still leaking all the way around the rim Thanks for sending that pic


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My buddy got his replaced that was leaking from sti. It has started leaking through the side wall and one other has started now also. He bought them through rockymountainatv and they are sending him replacements this time. Gotta be something up with these tires.
 

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if it is intact leaking thru the tire walls and you don't want to hassle with sending them back, you can use a tubeless tire sealant like Stans no tube that is the big thing now on bicycles to save weight by eliminating the tubes.....
 
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