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Old 08-22-11, 09:19 AM   #1
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Who still makes decent 27 inch tires?

I'm sure this has been asked a million times, but a search for "27" proves difficult. Who still makes decent 27" tires? I know that Panaracers, Schwalbe Marathons, and maybe Continental Gator Skins are available. Anything else? This is going on an old Motobecane. Thanks.
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Vittoria and Kenda also make 27" tires. Except for Panaracers, I can't vouch for what's good or not. I have been thinking of trying out the Vittorias.

There are some options here:

http://www.niagaracycle.com/index.php?cPath=516_131_167
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IRC was the first to offer a 90psi 27" tire almost 40 years ago, and it enjoyed great success until the market shifted to 700c. They were still making the identical tire as recently as a year or two ago, and it was still very inexpensive by today's tire price standards.
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These were recommended on here before, and I have a few. Seem to be pretty good, but I can't vouch for much, as I have not had them on the road, yet, as I am still in the middle of the rebuild.

http://www.amazon.com/Cheng-Shin-C63...dp/B000C15I5E/
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