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Old 04-26-08, 12:00 PM   #1
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Tried Paselas for the first time today

I have been talking about getting Paselas for years. Finally did it.
They have a nice ride, and I am quite taken with them so far.
For the size, they are not as heavy as you would expect, and are quicker than you'd
expect a 32c tire to be. I got the folding TG version.
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They have a nice ride, and I am quite taken with them so far.
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bound to start an argument- Only one tyre for me- Michelin PR2's.-Or Fire XC's- Or Mud pro's- Or Continental Grand Prix's.
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bound to start an argument- Only one tyre for me- Michelin PR2's.-Or Fire XC's- Or Mud pro's- Or Continental Grand Prix's.
I like the Conti Gatorskins - good grip and can't remember them flatting on me. Last multiple seasons.
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I have the Paselas TG on 2 of my bikes one has 27 1/8" and the other bike has 700X25c and I really like the ride they give. I haven't tried the others mentioned but I might on my Bianchi I'm rebuilding.
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bound to start an argument- Only one tyre for me- Michelin PR2's.-Or Fire XC's- Or Mud pro's- Or Continental Grand Prix's.
Thats four!!
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One of my bikes sports a set of 700X28c Paselas. I really like the ride and they look good too. Stapfam mentioned Michelin PR2's, I've got 'em on the Lemond (700X23c) and love 'em.
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Thats four!!
Each tyre has its use but I only use one at a time. But wouldn't try the Mud pros on a fast pavement descent. Nor the PR2's on a dirt trail.

Edit--And like Louis-The PR2's are a great tyre- for my bikes on my type of riding. Have them on all Road bikes now.
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I've used Paselas for five or six years, and if I had to choose one tire to use forever, that would be it. I have 32s on the Rambouillet, 37s on the Atlantis and 26x1.4s on a mountain bike I keep at work. No problems ever.
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One of my bikes sports a set of 700X28c Paselas. I really like the ride and they look good too. Stapfam mentioned Michelin PR2's, I've got 'em on the Lemond (700X23c) and love 'em.

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I have the Pasela TGs (folding - 700x32c) on my commuter/hybrid. They have a nice ride and seem so far to be pretty bulletproof - they have to be since the roads I commute have tons of debris on them.

I have the PR2s (700x23c) on my road bike. I really like them so far, but since I just got the roadie 4 months ago and the PR2s came on the bike, I don't have anything else to compare to.
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The Rivendell Ruffy Tuffy and Roly Poly are made by Panaracer and are similar to the Paselas. I rode Ruffy Tuffys for 4 years and loved them. I need a larger tire this year or I'd be riding them now. They are 27c and if you want a tire around that size, are worth taking a look at.

I really wish the roads here were better, I'd love to try the Roly Poly.
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I've had the Paselas TG on my bike for about a year now and I really like them.
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I like the Conti Gatorskins - good grip and can't remember them flatting on me. Last multiple seasons.
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