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Old 02-28-06, 02:28 PM   #1
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giant halway tyres

new hwere so hello lookin for advice on replacement tyres for a giant halfway 20x1 havent found much info on this size can you fit 20x....something else???
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Old 02-28-06, 03:49 PM   #2
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hwit or wihtout the mudugards? If Yo keep'em, you may hav a hard tim fitting anytihng biggr than 20x1.50

R Yo looking fo sp33d or cmfort? That is imprtant info too.

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Old 03-01-06, 02:09 AM   #3
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hello yes without mudguards looking for good allrounder tyres mainly road but a bit of use on muddy paths /towpaths
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Haro Multisurface II 20x1.75. Cushy, good allrounders, enough traction over lightly muddy trails and roll nicely/quietly on tarmac. Love mine.

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If you want skinny super fast tyres I'd go for Schwalbe Stelvio or Continental Grand Prix tyres (in 406 x 1.5" size). For something a bit more rugged, Schwalbe Marathon Slicks or plain vanilla Marathons are good - they come with a reflective ring which is good for safety. I think some halfways already come with marathon slicks actually.

Best ride from what I've read here is the Big Apple tyre - it runs fast on lower pressure and gives a softer cushioned ride.

Primo Comets are meant to be good fast tyres too but I haven't used them myself so can't comment.
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settled on a pair of schwalbe marathons very nice and feel much better than the one that came on it (they were like baloons!!) and very squidgy ...thanks fer the help!!
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Primo Comets come in 20 x 1.5 and are very nice, fast tires. Schwalbe Marathons come in 20 X 1.5 and are also quite nice. Kenda Quests are also nice and are available in 20 X1.25.

http://www.biketiresdirect.com/produ...il.asp?p=KEKWE
http://www.biketiresdirect.com/produ...il.asp?p=SCKXK
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I am currently on Primo Comet 20x1.35" tires. I like the ride cause they are fast, but they seem to wear pretty quickly. My rear tire is about done after a couple thousand miles,
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There's hardly any tread on the Comet. My strategy is to use one on the front and something different on the back with more tread.
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randya,
I'm thinking of trying the Schwalbe Stelvios when my comets are completely trashed,
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I would avoid Kendas unless you plan to ride only on polished floors! The Kendas on my GoBike were like puncture magnets! Thorns, tacks, glass you name it. My poor tubes ended up like patchwork quilts!!!!!
I have now fitted Schwalbe Marathon Plus 20 x 1.75, these roll well on about 80 lbs, have a void between the outer tread & the inner kevlar belt! The Kendas made me go into a speed wobble when descending, the new tyres roll great!
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They are slightly fatter so check your mudguard & brake clearances
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Schwalbe Marathon Plus in 20 X 1.75 for $34 plus S&H:
http://www.biketiresdirect.com/produ...um=3131&c=4172
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