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Old 01-28-19, 09:48 AM
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Originally Posted by daoswald View Post
I wanted to mention that although I love my GP4000s II 28mm tires, their propensity for attracting goat heads like a magnet wrapped with fly paper would make me pass on them for touring.

Not as long-wearing, GP4Season tires which I have on my hybrid seem to be less prone. And they come in sizes up to 32mm.
That's interesting that you see such a difference. I thought that, compared to GP4000S, the GP4Season adds a bigger wrap of protection layer, up around the sidewall, and has a bit of tread.

The Continental website says:
>> excellent puncture protection thanks to double Vectran™ puncture protection insert.
>>excellent grip and longevity along with robust DuraSkin® side protection.

So, it seems that the double Vectran is effective.
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