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What tires/wheels/tubes for hybrid that is 80% road/20% off road?

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What tires/wheels/tubes for hybrid that is 80% road/20% off road?

Old 07-05-13, 08:07 AM
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What tires/wheels/tubes for hybrid that is 80% road/20% off road?

I had a flat this morning on my Trek FX 7.2 after riding off the bike trail for 2 seconds to go around a lady and her dog. I was able to do this with no problem on my Specialized Expedition Sport that had bigger tires and wheels. Wondering if I need to switch wheels/tires/tubes on my FX?
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No actual experience with them but I have my eye on Schwalbe Marathon Mondial as they are reinforced, also the Specialized Armadillo tires are supposed to be good this way too. Just what I've found from digging up info.
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Originally Posted by Jarrett2 View Post
I had a flat this morning on my Trek FX 7.2 after riding off the bike trail for 2 seconds to go around a lady and her dog. I was able to do this with no problem on my Specialized Expedition Sport that had bigger tires and wheels. Wondering if I need to switch wheels/tires/tubes on my FX?
What was the culprit? Glass, nail, pebble?
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Could be just bad luck.
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