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Originally Posted by J.Oxley View Post
Neither. Panaracer Pasela PT. They're on all my 27" bikes and they're awesome; I wouldn't even consider anything else for myself. PT = Protection Technology, i.e., puncture resistance. The tires themselves are light, fast, and long-lasting. And the skinwalls are *perfect* on a vintage bike.
...they're not overly pricey, either.
I would agree here as well, BUT...the Pasela casing is pretty darn thin at the tread, and extremely thin on the sidewall. I like them a lot and run them on most of my bikes, but with 170lbs on them I wear them out pretty fast, and the sidewalls have no abrasion resistance whatsoever, even on the PT models (where I suspect they save some of the weight).
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