Fran & Nanette
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Ridin' 'round the corner in Winslow, AZ
Bikes: Gary Fisher Wingra, 30 yr old KHS Mountain Bike, Used Yakima traile
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Tires for the R200
Now that we have a few miles each on the R200, we are enjoying it very much. That leads to the question of how long will these old cracked and yellowed tires last? The wheels are Bontrager Maverick, ERD 390 (whatever that means). Which leads directly, where do we get replacement high-pressure 20" tires that will work with our new family member?
The tires on the bike, which we were told were the originals, are Tioga brand, 20x1.75 30-90 psi tires with sidewalls that were probably white originally. They are basically slick with small cylindrical "holes" along the "edges."
How narrow a tire can we install? How wide? I understand the relationship between width and comfort, but comfort doesn't really seem to be an issue compared to our road bikes
Thanks for any and all comments, suggestions, criticisms, opinions, and dirty looks.