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    Packfodding 3 caloso's Avatar
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    Kenda Kwicks or Avocet Cross II for fire trails, dry racing?

    I have a mind to turn my old Trek 660 into a CX-on-the-cheap. My thought is to ride packed dirt trails up at Tahoe and possibly try a race this fall. Measuring by eye ball, it looks like I could get 28mm or maybe, just maybe a 30mm tire into my frame. (The limiter seems to be the chainstays, not the forks or brakes).

    I have an older but never used Avocet Cross II that definitely would fit. (Bought it out of the clearance bin at REI) But I can't seem to find a second one online or in person.

    Then I saw the Kenda Kwick on sale at Nashbar for $12. They're measured at 30, but as we all know, that could very well be 28mm or 32mm. My question: has anybody used these tires and if so, do you know their true widths?
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    They came stock on my 'cross bike. I've heard/read that they measure in at 28mm.

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    They are real thin, I would say similar to most 700x28C road tires.

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    Packfodding 3 caloso's Avatar
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    That's great. Exactly what I wanted to hear. Thanks!
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