Matt Dogg's Forum Activity

Reply to Transition Smuggler vs. YT Jeffsy 6/12/2018 9:22 AM

@ryan_daugherty @astrizzle @manco Ryan, your Jeffsy looks amazing in red! I like what manco said about the Pole. Astrizz - not to throw more at you but if you’re looking for an aggro outlier in that price range the new Stumpjumper EVO ( aka Specialized ... more »

Reply to Transition Smuggler vs. YT Jeffsy 6/11/2018 11:04 AM

If you were considering the carbon versions of each, I'd go Smuggler all day every day. Enough travel, better geo. But with aluminum, i think the Jeffsy is the clear winner. The alu Smuggler is heavy as fook. I did an aluminum Sentinel demo and also ... more »

Reply to Rear tyre - fast rolling, good cornering - Aggressor, Minion SS, Rock Razor 4/27/2018 9:18 AM

Slaughter update: I ditched the Aggressor 29x2.3 for a new Slaughter 29x2.3 Grid this week and had my first ride on it this morn. I didn't realize the tire had been updated until I got home and went to install it. The tread pattern has been changed a ... more »

Reply to Rear tyre - fast rolling, good cornering - Aggressor, Minion SS, Rock Razor 3/27/2018 8:46 AM

@traildog -> good points. I guess we'd need to compare apples to apples. The SS and RR blue addix would be equivalent to the Slaughter Control as opposed to the Grid. And we'd have to compare the Grid to the SS Double Down or RR Super Gravity. Someone

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Reply to Rear tyre - fast rolling, good cornering - Aggressor, Minion SS, Rock Razor 3/26/2018 11:32 AM

DHF 2.5 WT up front and Aggressor 2.3 rear currently, on a Stumpjumper 29. Slaughter is my fav rear tire of all time for most of the year conditions in northern Utah, and in my experience the Slaughter beats the Minion SS and the newest Schwalbe Rock

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