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Published on July 21st, 2016 | by Scotty

Product Review | Continental Der Baron Project 29er Tire

When I arrived nine years ago, I quickly realized that San Luis Obispo is an interesting place for mountain bikers to live. With an abundance of sharp rocks and complete lack of “flow,” hardtails and thin tire casings are virtually impossible to find because they simply won’t hold up on our best trails. Thus, I’ve become comfortable riding 900+ gram tires that don’t roll very well, with the trade off being usable traction in rough terrain. On first inspection, the Continental Der Baron Projekt looked like a tire that would handle demanding terrain capably. How would they hold up out on the trail?


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is a non-professional, fun-having kind of fellow who likes riding bikes. CX and mountain bikes are where he spends most of his time. If he's not riding, he's surfing a board that he's crafted by hand. He is also passionate about building frames of the steel variety. Scott joined us after completing a thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail.

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