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Tubeless slick 700x38c tires

Old 11-06-22, 07:44 AM
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Tubeless slick 700x38c tires

Looking for a road tire recommendation that can be run tubeless in that size range
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Old 11-06-22, 09:27 AM
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That’s a fattie for the road… Have you seen the Schwalbe G One Speed SuperGround TLE? It’s a low, textured tread, but available in 35mm and 40mm, and Schwalbe tubeless is the best, IMO.

https://www.biketiresdirect.com/prod...RoCND4QAvD_BwE
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Panaracer GravelKing Slick comes in 700x38c and is tubeless compatible. Maxxis Re-Fuse is available as 700x40c.
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Originally Posted by theblackbullet
Panaracer GravelKing Slick comes in 700x38c and is tubeless compatible. Maxxis Re-Fuse is available as 700x40c.
Seconded. Both great options.
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Itís 40mm, but the challenge Strada Bianca is a fast, smooth tire. itís also not hard to mount on a modern, wide rim as people claim.

BRR shows it as the 3rd fastest gravel tire behind the GP 5000s TR 32 and Snoqualmie Pass EL.
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Originally Posted by Dimago123
Looking for a road tire recommendation that can be run tubeless in that size range
I use Rene Herse extra-light Barlow Pass (38mm x 700c). They are ideal on road and quite competent off-road. If I had to choose one tire/one bike/one wheelset, it would include these tires.

Don't let anyone tell you they are too wide for the road. Narrower tires don't really have an advantage, except a tiny weight difference, or possibly an aero- advantage at speeds I rarely approach.
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+1 Panaracer GravelKing Slick 38mm, full time road/gravel tire.
(https://www.panaracerusa.com/product...g-gravel-tires)

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That Panaracer GravelKing looks a lot like the Barlow Pass (which they also make for Rene Herse).
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Originally Posted by Polaris OBark
That Panaracer GravelKing looks a lot like the Barlow Pass (which they also make for Rene Herse).
The construction is quite different. The panaracer uses a less supple casing and a thinner tread to get the low rolling resistance and suppleness. The RH uses a more supple casing with a thicker rubber. They tend to last much longer and are more puncture resistant but more prone to sidewall damage. The endurance casing is similar to the panaracer standard casing.
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good to know. I went with panaracer due to their lower price. Iím the future may try the RH. Thanks!

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The construction is quite different. The panaracer uses a less supple casing and a thinner tread to get the low rolling resistance and suppleness. The RH uses a more supple casing with a thicker rubber. They tend to last much longer and are more puncture resistant but more prone to sidewall damage. The endurance casing is similar to the panaracer standard casing.
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Originally Posted by Polaris OBark
That Panaracer GravelKing looks a lot like the Barlow Pass (which they also make for Rene Herse).
Pretty much the same concept, but the Panaracer costs less.
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Originally Posted by Lombard
Pretty much the same concept, but the Panaracer costs less.
And is also a completely different tire despite looking similar.
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Originally Posted by phrantic09
And is also a completely different tire despite looking similar.
Well yes, the Rene Herse tires are lighter and more supple allowing you in theory to go faster and have a plusher ride, yada, yada, yada. I have ridden both and can't tell the difference other than the Rene Herse are less puncture resistant, wear out faster and make my wallet lighter.
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Originally Posted by Lombard
Well yes, the Rene Herse tires are lighter and more supple allowing you in theory to go faster and have a plusher ride, yada, yada, yada. I have ridden both and can't tell the difference other than the Rene Herse are less puncture resistant, wear out faster and make my wallet lighter.
I donít buy Janís nonsense most of the time, but IME an extra light far exceeds anything in the gravel king line. But again, my preference for a wide slick is a Strada Bianca HTLR- very fast and decent protection
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Originally Posted by phrantic09
I donít buy Janís nonsense most of the time, but IME an extra light far exceeds anything in the gravel king line. But again, my preference for a wide slick is a Strada Bianca HTLR- very fast and decent protection
I did in fact check out the Challenge Strada Bianca, but they didn't have it in the size I wanted for my gravel bike which is 650b x 42.
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