Cyclocross - 700x25c Cyclocross tire?
Bikeforums.net is a forum about nothing but bikes. Our community can help you find information about hard-to-find and localized information like bicycle tours, specialties like where in your area to have your recumbent bike serviced, or what are the best bicycle tires and seats for the activities you use your bike for.
05-15-10, 12:20 PM
Has anyone seen a 700x25c cyclocross tire? My roadie will be seeing some off roadie while we tour yosemite. Thanks.
05-15-10, 03:33 PM
Can't say that I have, but a decent urban tire, such as the Panaracer Pasela, should be sufficient on dusty or packed gravel trails. For loose gravel/rocky or soft surfaces, you're just really gonna want something with more volume.
05-15-10, 07:02 PM
I'd certainly want more volume if the need arises. I think a 700x28 would fit. Any suggestions?
05-17-10, 12:52 PM
It has a wire bead, but maybe this--in a 28mm:
http://www.biketiresdirect.com/pvirnd/vittoria_randonneur_tire/pp.htm (and in black)
I haven't seen any cyclocross tires thinner than 30mm.
Oooooh, just saw this in 25mm:
05-17-10, 01:26 PM
Many of the Tufo cross tires come in 28.
Kenda Kwick is labeled 30, but it's not much more than 28. I was able to fit it (barely) under Tiagra calipers on my old Trek 660. FWIW, they do great on dry hard-pack, but pick up way too much mud to use when wet.
05-21-10, 01:27 AM
Vittoria Randonneur Cross Pro comes in a 28mm. I don't know if the people here would consider it a "cross" tyre, but since you're actually talking about touring, it's probably the right tyre - if maybe heavy for you. I have a 32mm and 35mm.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.1.12 Copyright © 2013 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.