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    Road tires for Cylocross Bike

    I have the 2014 Jake the Snake that came with stock Clement MXP 700*33 cylocross tires on a Alex CXD7 wheelset. I have found myself riding mostly roads and have done 40-60 miles rides. I would like to bag a century and looking for road tires. I am leaning towards the Continental Grand Prix 4000S II, but unsure about the size. Will the 25 fit, or is it better to get the 28 size, which is better? Thankx

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    More than likely they will fit but asking tire opinions is like adding toothbrush opinions -you'll get 100 different ones and in the end what matters most is your preference.

    My favorite tires now are panaracer pasala TG (35) but I also use schwalbe fat Frank (50). Both are preferred to anything smaller but that's me.

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    I'd either stick with what you've got, or go with 28's for the century ride. I'd also go with Gatorskins!

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    No reason to go smaller than 700x28. Continental 4 seasons and the 4000 are sold in this size and these are excellent tires for a Century. They are smaller than marked, and measure more like 26.5 mms wide.
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    The gp 4000 ride great. I'd go 28, 25 minimum if you absolutely want skinny, but 28 will do you well.

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    RBW's jack brown 33 tires Jack Brown GREEN 700c x 33.333 Light - 10091 - GREEN ride pretty nicely ..

    also sold thru Merry sales distributors who own the SOMA brand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
    RBW's jack brown 33 tires Jack Brown GREEN 700c x 33.333 Light - 10091 - GREEN ride pretty nicely ..

    also sold thru Merry sales distributors who own the SOMA brand.
    I have a pair of these on order and am excited to try them. Planning on trying out lower pressures for commuting, maybe pump them up a bit when going on longer rides with the gf.

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    Thank you everyone, i will go with the 28, will post after getting some ride in

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