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Old 07-08-19, 10:43 AM
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I agree. 1.5 slick is about ideal.

I've used the 26x1 1/8 gatorskins (and 1" panaracers), and they do nothing for the bike. Technically they are a little slower unless you are riding on new pavement - but that is a different story. High pressure doesn't make you faster.

WGScott is probably right (go big or go home), but there are some good selections for fast commuter slicks in the 1.5 size - it gets harder to find as you go larger. Sure - you could go for reneherse tires - but those are rather exotic - not the most durable tire for commuting.
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