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Old 08-03-08, 08:05 PM   #1
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Cheap Pair of Flat Resistant tires?

What are some cheap flat resistant tires for a road bike? Under $20?
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Old 08-03-08, 08:32 PM   #2
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I second this, but it seems that all flat resistant tires are at least 30$ each, which is about what I pay for car tires.
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Old 08-03-08, 09:16 PM   #3
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The only flat resistant tires I've ever run were 26" knobbies. I didn't get a flat in almost 20 years.
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Old 08-03-08, 09:20 PM   #4
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The only flat resistant tires I've ever run were 26" knobbies. I didn't get a flat in almost 20 years.
I second this. Sure, they're not as efficient as slick tires. But it's hard to beat tires that were ultimately designed for use in off-road environments. This is why MTBs make indestructible commuters in general.
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I dont wanna ride a mountain bike
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Old 08-03-08, 10:41 PM   #6
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The Nashbar Prima 2 plus kevlars [Cheng Shin] are pretty good for $10 each. I commuted 3500 miles on a set of 25c Primas and only got a few flats despite abundant broken glass and potholes on my route.
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26: forte fastcity ST/K at performance for $13 (I've got about 400 miles on mine and no flats)
700: forte gt2 kevlar at performance for $10 (slightly heavier, wire bead)
700: forte gt2 pro kevlarat performance for $25 (slightly lighter, kevlar bead, foldable)
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