Old 01-09-19, 01:49 PM
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I don't get why some over hyped marketing is making one believe that a 'gravel grinder' has to have this or that gearing, tires type and size.

Stuff a respectable tire appropriate to 70 percent of planned usage in that Raleigh and just ride.

There's an incredible choice in 700c rubber that will make that Raleigh a super gravel machine.

Samples of my fun and swift vintage rides. I find a 32 width is ideal. That's just my opinion but I like the flotation over soft terrain yet not slugs on fast surface hardback. Clinchers or tubular -

72 LeChampion with 32 width Vittoria clincher Cross XN Pro and file pattern.









Dugast tubular knobby in 32 width for the Bottechia


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