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Old 07-13-10, 07:00 AM   #1
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Looking for a high-pressure slick tire for my spare mtb wheelet

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I have a spare mountain bike wheelset of 26 x 2.1 and am trying to find a slick tire that I can put on. I 've seen some that can take up to 65PSI, but I'm looking for something more in the 100 PSI range (simlar pressure to a road tire).

Does anyone know of any?

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Look no further than the Kenda Kwest. I've got a pair on my spare wheelset in 26x1.5 pumped up to 100psi.
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Look no further than the Kenda Kwest. I've got a pair on my spare wheelset in 26x1.5 pumped up to 100psi.
That's great, thanks. I'll look into those.
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I have a spare mountain bike wheelset of 26 x 2.1
2.1 would be your current tire width, not the rim width.

If your rims aren't too wide: http://www.conti-tyres.co.uk/conticycle/ti%20ultra%20gatorskin.shtml
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2.1 would be your current tire width, not the rim width.

If your rims aren't too wide: http://www.conti-tyres.co.uk/conticycle/ti%20ultra%20gatorskin.shtml
I double-check my wheelset specs and 1.5" is the minimum width.
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Kenda Kwest comes in a standard version and a high pressure version. Standard is only spec'd for 65 psi, so be sure you look for the high pressure one.

Schwalbe Marathon is also an option.
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Thanks everyone for your input.
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