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Old 01-11-07, 12:38 PM   #1
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quick survey on tire sizes vs. team weights?

Can we have a quick survey on tire sizes vs. team weights? I am looking at Maxxis Columbiere 700c X 25 tires, and I'm not sure if I might be going too narrow for our 310 lbs team. Has anybody used Maxxis or heard about them?

Can't find anything wider here in Buenos Aires.
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Old 01-11-07, 01:02 PM   #2
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320lbs on Rubino Pro 25's. I wouldn't go any wider.
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310 lbs on contis gatorskins 23 front 25 back @ 125 psi
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340, 28's.
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370, 28's
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Team weight is without the bike weight right?
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Old 01-11-07, 02:12 PM   #7
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I think it depends on your roads. Here in the Ozarks the road surfaces tend to be very course. We see quite a bit of fresh chip-n-seal and we have the occasional stretch of gravel on older paved roads. For these reasons we're on 700 x 30's @ 95-100psi. We can ride just about anything on these things. (Team weight 315.)
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Team is 295 (235 of it is me) and we use 28s @ 120 psi.
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Team weight currently about 295/Michelin Pro Race 25s @ 120psi
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Team weight between 180 & 190. We use Conti gatorskin 25's at 120 psi.
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Team weight between 180 & 190. We use Conti gatorskin 25's at 120 psi.
lbs or kgs??
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