have tested these tires before, although it was an earlier model, think it was the t6 and I didn't like them.Why you never used them?
I used them. Then i took them off after 2 rides.How can you say that if you did not use them? I am really genuinely curious
My experiences tells that Butcher gravity at front gives you more stability than trail.Nothing wrong with the new Specialized tyres both in trail and gravity casings in T7 and T9 compound. The pic above looks like an older generation tyre.
People who have issues with the front washing out on the Butcher are basically not leaning the tyre over enough imo. Same deal with people not liking the Maxxis DHF on the front. That channel, or no mans land between centre and side knobs, is the part that riders who lack confidence lean to and it feels vague and washes out. If you lean it harder and further and actually get into the side knobs then it grips hard.
An Assegai is an easier tyre to corner on as it has the transition knobs and gives the impression of more grip at mid lean angles. Braking into corners on the Assegai is its ace card imo.
Butcher trail front and gravity rear is a good combo.
Complete redesign in 2022 and waaay better so throw out what you remember. The only carryover is the name. Try a Butcher T9 up front and you might be pleasantly surprised. They also cost way less than many other leading brands, at least here in the US.have tested these tires before, although it was an earlier model, think it was the t6 and I didn't like them.
have you ever seen a specialized r sponsor rider with specialized tires? , probably many have other have tyre sponsors as their own are so bad.
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