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    What's your road cruise speed?

    Just wonderng what kind of speeds you get on the road. And what tires.. Particularly interested in hearing speeds if use use tires designed for semi-road/semi-offroad.
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    16 mph when taking it easy without a headwind or noticeable incline....running wtb allterrainasuarus tires (tiny knobs)

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    I ride on Specialized Borough CX, 700x32C for almost 95% of my riding - which covers dirt paths and lots of paved roads. They have a quick rolling center with knobs on the side for traction. I think they are great tires - I average between 16 and 18 mph on the roads w/o much effort and have exceeded 22 mph for a good stretch until hills got in the way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ambro View Post
    I ride on Specialized Borough CX, 700x32C for almost 95% of my riding - which covers dirt paths and lots of paved roads. They have a quick rolling center with knobs on the side for traction. I think they are great tires - I average between 16 and 18 mph on the roads w/o much effort and have exceeded 22 mph for a good stretch until hills got in the way.
    +1 for these. I've got the Armadillo Elite version, and can easily maintain a cruise of 18mph or so. I did hit 30+ a couple times last fall with a stiff tailwind.

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    17 to 19 mph on 700x28 Gatorskins on 15 mile loop. This was after a few months of riding, prior to then I was a couch potato. I'm planning on 500 miles/month for the next 9 months.

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    15 mph/ 25 kmh cruising average on 700 x 32C hybrid tires with about 95 psi and about 280 lbs of me on top of the Cross check - max out on flats at about 23 mph or 37 km/h ...yeeeee haw!

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    30km/h on the flats, 25 when it's a bit hilly
    when I get a bigger gearing it'll go up hopefully!

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    Quote Originally Posted by svtmike View Post
    +1 for these. I've got the Armadillo Elite version, and can easily maintain a cruise of 18mph or so. I did hit 30+ a couple times last fall with a stiff tailwind.
    Same here. About the same speed also.
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    You guys don't lie nearly as much as the road bikers do.

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