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Old 03-11-05, 07:46 AM   #1
David in PA
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Hello,

My 26" wider tires provide excellent resistance to punctures, as well as good stability on dirt/gravel/railroad bed with a full touring load. Their rolling resistance seems excessive, however, possibly due to their weight or tread type, although they are not knobby.

Any suggestions for a tire that provides these benefits but are also easier to pedal around?

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Wolfy
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Old 03-11-05, 09:56 AM   #2
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Slick urban commuter tyres such as the 1.5" Vredenstein S-Lick are ideal as touring rubber for all but expedition tours.
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Old 03-11-05, 10:24 AM   #3
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Conti top tourers are great.
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