||02-11-14 01:41 PM
I upgraded from the Cheap Sh... erm... Cheng Shin tires (the 40 psi ones that TerraTrike ships by default) on my trike, and have found them pretty good so far. I'd say I picked up 1-2 mph (just a guess though) the times I've gotten out on a warm day, and comfort with these at 85 PSI is comparable to the CSTs at 45 (yeah, I overinflated them). Handling seems decent, but this trike will lift a wheel easily, so I don't push it that hard.
Grip on loose surfaces seems better than the CSTs, too, although the whole trike was extremely sluggish when it was -12 out. Not sure if that was my body, or just the hub getting cold and the grease stiffening.