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Old 01-07-19, 09:40 AM
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20" (451) tire for sand / packed gravel

Looking for 20" (406) tire recommendations (1.75 - 2.00 inches wide) for riding on fine gravel and dirt roads and loosely packed sand trails.

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Old 01-07-19, 10:49 AM
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You noted both 451 and 406 above, what size are you actually looking for?
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You noted both 451 and 406 above, what size are you actually looking for?
I tried to edit the question title but couldn't figure out how. 406 is what I'm looking for. Thanks
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I guess it depends on your comfort level and how much outside tread you're looking for. I'd feel fine doing what you described on Schwable Marathons or Big Apple/Ben. But if you're looking for more knobs, then Maxxis has some good options.
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So, maybe just a BMX knobby.. tire..





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These tires are inexpensive, have kevlar for puncture protection, and a decent tread for on or moderate off the beaten path riding. I have them on my Dahon Speed P8: https://www.walmart.com/ip/Bell-Spor...8aAlC1EALw_wcB
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When I was taking my Pocket Rocket out to Arizona in the Winter I was using 451 BMX tires and they held up and worked fine on the bike. Don't remember name but got them though Quality Bicycle which almost any dealer can order from. Only complaint would have been they were a bit heavy compared to the road tires I normally used. Roger
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what is the width of the walmart bell tire?
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what is the width of the walmart bell tire?
I believe about 2",...
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Originally Posted by timo888 View Post
I tried to edit the question title but couldn't figure out how.
You'll need to press the "Go advanced" button under the quick-edit field.
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Thanks for the suggestion. I was looking for something inexpensive like that since most of the time I'm not riding on sand and gravel.
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Thanks for the suggestion. I was looking for something inexpensive like that since most of the time I'm not riding on sand and gravel.
They're a decent beater tire. They should be fine for your multi condition usage.
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I like the Maxxis Holy Rollers and often like the Kenda KRad
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(one bad batch of Krads wouldn't hold to 406 rims somehow)

They are very similar
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