Join Date: Sep 2010
Bikes: 2009 Blue RC8, 2011 Blue Norcross SL
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Firstly, I'll have to razz you about you're sweet setup having never raced before... To me cyclocross seems more accessable than road racing as far as equipment. i.e. you can do pretty well on a basic setup ($800 bike and clinchers).
Anyway, it looks like you're pretty dialed on the bike. Tires are a personal preference to many, and also depend on conditions where you race. I am still on clinchers (for now) and have a few suggestions:
For a Clincher:
If you don't expect too much mud (like here in Colorado), I would suggest a Kenda Small Block Eight. These have a lot of small, square knobs and a nice, round profile. The round profile and even knobs give predictable handling. You can feel them start to give around corners, rather than finding yourself in the dirt before you saw it coming. If your courses are bumpy, and the new UCI Rules don't concern you, look for the 35c version, otherwise the 32c worked great for me all last season. I used 40F/45R PSI and weighed 185 lbs rider+bike.
For mud, your speed kings will work well in sticky mud, with their widely spaced knobs. If you're riding slop and need more traction, I'd look into the WTB Crosswolf.