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Old 06-23-05, 01:12 PM   #1
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Choosing 27" Tyres

I want to get some slick or as near to slick tyres as i can for my touring bike with as little rolling resistance as possible

The bike has 27 x 1 1/4 tyres and they're fairly hard to come by in much variety.. and cheaply

Whats more, I live in England so I seem to have even less choice

I've been looking at the Conti ultra sport tyres http://www.allterraincycles.co.uk/product.php?pid=9547

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Hutchinson V3 Kevlar's http://www.allterraincycles.co.uk/pr...php?pid=100732

but I cant seem to find much info on them... does anyone have any ideas or advice on either of the tyres or any other options

Thanks Ed
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Old 06-23-05, 01:31 PM   #2
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I used the 27" Panaracer Pasela tires (tour guard version on back) for many years (commuting) before I got a flat. They are pretty light and fast too. I found them at my LBS but you can order them through the mail from Harris cycles: http://sheldonbrown.com/harris/tires/630.html
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