Old 03-07-15, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by seely View Post
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).
Heh. Maybe I should remember that when I make a tire recommendation, the rider in my experience comes in at a whopping 145lbs.
I will defer to your sensible response.
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