View Single Post
Old 10-10-21, 08:54 PM
Senior Member
sunburst's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 1,710

Bikes: Giant, Trek, Peugeots, Motobecane, Kona, Specialized, Bike Friday, Ironhorse

Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 159 Post(s)
Liked 54 Times in 36 Posts
Originally Posted by tommymc View Post
Western Bikeworks,, has Schwalbe HS159 27 X 1-1/4 gumwalls at $19.99 ($16.99 each when I put 2 into the basket). With puncture protection and real tread they look like great commuter or pathway tires.
Thx for the pointer. I just picked up a pair, with some tubes. My favorite 27" tire. I've bought 3 pair in the past for 3 vintage restorations. Noticeably lighter than the Marathons in the same size, and feel like it too, although a Schwalbe guy at Sea Otter said the Marathon had lower rolling resistance. To me, the 159's feel better.
sunburst is offline