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Old 04-12-16, 05:45 AM
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Originally Posted by exime View Post
To me the extra "comfort" is not worth losing more in both handling and aerodynamics watts. I'd rather just bump the 23mm down a few PSI and call it a day. I know I'm not a racer but I train hard and I want to push my limits of speed and cadence this year. I don't want to buy an amazing SL5 to turn it into a sloppy handling bike for a touch of extra comfort.
Sounds like a lot of "bunk" to me. I have yet to see anyone complain after going to a 25c tire from a 23c no matter the rim. Will aerodynamics be effected.... maybe minimally but handling will improve with the more rounded tire profile and the comfort will improve with the lower psi. A more comfortable rider is a faster rider.
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