Well Used: Fyxation 35c Session Tires Feb 14, 2011

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Since day one, I’ve been telling the guys at Fyxation to make a bigger tire. Finally, at Interbike this year, Nick brought over a pair of the new 35c Sessions tires to wave under my nose and lemme tell ya, I liked what I smelled. Well, they are finally available today, at the Fyxation site and I’ve been giving these a go over the past month and they’re holding up really well!

Check out more photos and the rest of my Well Used review below.

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The 35c, when on a wide rim like a MTX33 balloons out to around a 40c. Now, ideally, I’d like for these to measure 48c but that’s another story.

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One of my favorite tricks are whip skids. I’ll do them all day long and they’re one of my choice ways to get moving fakie. I used to run a Specialized Hemisphere on the back but the bigger tread and inconsistency with the compound made them less than reliable for whip skidding at high speeds. These however have a wrapping tread that’s consistent across the entire tire.

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As you can see, these have held up great. Now I’m not sure if Fyxation used a different compound or what but they’re taking a liking to the abuse. They even hold up to tire slides on curbs and have great pinch-flat resistance.

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I’ll still run a fatter tire up front because I like the cush. Now, I had all intentions of giving these a go and going back with a 48c tire in the rear but I like them so much, I think I’ll keep rolling them for a bit longer.

Thanks to Nick and Ben at Fyxation for sending me a pair and hit up your LBS or buy them direct from Fyxation! I just saw the black tires were sold out on Fyxation’s site but Ben’s Cycle has them in stock!

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