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Old 03-19-07, 09:28 AM   #1
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thin tires

we all know that published widths dont mean a damn.

can anyone recommend any truly thin tires?

clinchers, of course.


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Thin or narrow?
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Long and thin goes right in, but short and thick does the trick.
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Long and thin goes right in, but short and thick does the trick.

"it ain't too long... but it sure is skinny!"
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Thin or narrow?

as the original question was referring to width... then i guess i should have used the word "narrow"

thanks for the correction.

any other suggestions than Conti?
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conti is really the only brand that I can think of that runs especially thin. I think you can get some michelins in 700x20.

Thin tires are overrated anyways. I'd just run 23s, it makes life easier.
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Don't try any aggressive cornering on narrow tyres... especially on bumpy roads or with other riders around...
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You can get Kenda's in 18 width. Please note that I'm not recommending them; but I'm sure they're not the only ones.
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