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    On the Schwalbe site (and in the catalog), tire...

    On the Schwalbe site (and in the catalog), tire ratings across tire types won't be comparable, by that I mean you can't look at the ratings in the "Road" section and compare them with the ratings in...
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    A new product that I saw at Interbike might be...

    A new product that I saw at Interbike might be the answer.

    http://www.stagescycling.com/

    Again, not cheap but you retain your current wheel set up. The price on the home page can be misleading...
  3. Thread: My latest N+1

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    Van Andel, Bakfiets.nl 8 speed Nexus hub with a...

    Van Andel, Bakfiets.nl 8 speed Nexus hub with a front hub dynamo
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    Another pic 278650

    Another pic
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    Dutch Bakfiets, I've wanted one for a while,...

    Dutch Bakfiets, I've wanted one for a while, about 2 weeks ago a neighbor was selling one at a price I couldn't resist. It's awesome, although quite a departure from my roadbikes. I'll see if I...
  6. Thread: My latest N+1

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    My latest N+1

    Commuter, errand runner, School Bus!
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    Hi Rootman, Schwalbe's most durable, puncture...

    Hi Rootman,

    Schwalbe's most durable, puncture resistant tire (Marathon Plus) in a 26 x 1.75 (widest version of this tire) weighs 980 gr., a standard duty tube weighs 190 gr., so the combo weighs...
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    I'm kind of glad it was bumped, I'm still looking...

    I'm kind of glad it was bumped, I'm still looking for an honest answer to the original question that I posed; Has anyone on these boards used these? If so, what are your impressions? Having never...
  9. Precisely....^^^^^^^ Especially the 2nd...

    Precisely....^^^^^^^

    Especially the 2nd statement.

    Maybe let the air out of all 4 tires on his car and then say, "I thought it'd be funny".
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    We have one car, and my wife uses it, so I ride...

    We have one car, and my wife uses it, so I ride or I could take the bus. For the bus I'd have to walk 2 blocks (in the rain to get there), and about 6 or 7 blocks to the office when I got off, in...
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    Tough Tire Mount? Useful Video

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XUFVrl0UT4
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    What kind of tubes are you using? Cheap tubes...

    What kind of tubes are you using? Cheap tubes aren't reinforced at the base of the valve, good tubes are.
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    I read through rather quickly, have you...

    I read through rather quickly, have you determined that the hole in the tube is on the inner (rim) side, or on the outer (rolling) side? Someone mentioned using a cotton ball, this is my favorite...
  14. The worst: http://goo.gl/maps/sn49g On the...

    The worst:

    http://goo.gl/maps/sn49g

    On the other side of those hedges is where they hitch up the horses to the carriages. The odor of horse puckey is thick nearly all the time. The folks who...
  15. The other best: http://goo.gl/maps/RpIqT

    The other best:

    http://goo.gl/maps/RpIqT
  16. One of the best: http://goo.gl/maps/jD7jB

    One of the best:

    http://goo.gl/maps/jD7jB
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    No pinch flats if you run tubeless, but that's a...

    No pinch flats if you run tubeless, but that's a pretty low pressure for that narrow of a tire. Pretty good chance that you'll "burp" out what little air you have, effectively flatting. If you want...
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    Over short distances, even small hesitations will...

    Over short distances, even small hesitations will drastically reduce your "average speed". Easiest way to test the math is do the calculation yourself. Garmin devices calculate your average speed,...
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    Larger volume tires (700x25 instead of 700x23)...

    Larger volume tires (700x25 instead of 700x23) that aren't overly fragile (the Gatorskins that people are mentioning wouldn't be a bad choice, there are others as well). Keep them properly inflated....
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    Generally it's a combination of the rim/tire that...

    Generally it's a combination of the rim/tire that can make a tire difficult to mount. Some people have no trouble whatsoever mounting up a Marathon +, others write us notes telling us how cruel we...
  21. Thread: Which new tire?

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    I'm not quite so skeptical on the 23,000 claim,...

    I'm not quite so skeptical on the 23,000 claim, considering that it's stated in NashComm's post that it was a front tire (not a rear), and that in the same period of time he's gone through 3 rear...
  22. Thread: Which new tire?

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    Universal Cycles price on this tire is $60. ...

    Universal Cycles price on this tire is $60. Factor in your 15% discount and it's down to $51. Still above your $45 ceiling, but getting close.
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    As for a tire that best meets all of your...

    As for a tire that best meets all of your criteria (except price) the closest thing we make is the Durano Plus. It blows your budget though, so maybe it's not even a consideration.
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    Truly an excellent looking machine!

    Truly an excellent looking machine!
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    This! As for riding in the rain without...

    This!

    As for riding in the rain without fenders, your backside is going to get wet and dirty no matter which tires you use. You might want to consider a quick disconnect seatpost fender for wet...
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