The Flying Scot
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: North Queensferry Scotland and London (and France)
Bikes: Custom (Colin Laing) 531c fast tourer/audax, 1964 Flying Scot Continental, 1995 Cinelli Supercorsa, Holdsworth Mistral single speed, Dahon Speed 6 (folder), Micmo Sirocco and a few more
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Tyre (or Tire) choice for a 20" folder
I've just ordered new rims for my Dahon Speed 6 as 3 years of commuting in London, being left outside my digs in all weathers and never having been cleaned have resulted in the braking surfaces wearing badly.
Now that the wee Dahon (I have become very fond of the bike) is safely ensconsed in my garage up here in Scotland I've decided on some TLC. I will rebuild the wheels with new rims/spokes but was thinking of changing the tyres (one of which is the original supplied, the other some no name brand nicked from my unicycle when the original rear wore through)
Any suggestions? Basically I want to avoid anything too balloon like, preferably as narrow or fast running as possible.
plus je vois les hommes, plus j'admire les chiens
1985 Sandy Gilchrist-Colin Laing built 531c Audax/fast tourer.
1964 Flying Scot Continental (531)
1995 Cinelli Supercorsa (Columbus SLX)
1980s Holdsworth Mistral fixed (531)
2005 Dahon Speed 6 (folder)
(YES I LIKE STEEL)
2008 Viking Saratoga tandem
2008 Micmo Sirocco Hybrid (aluminium!)
2012 BTwin Rockrider 8.1