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I need a new front tire. Suggestions and recomendations PLEASE

Old 06-17-07, 03:20 PM
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I need a new front tire. Suggestions and recomendations PLEASE

As the title states, I am screwed in the aspect that I am at the library(two miles from my residence) and when I exit the building I find a long bent slash on my front tire. What a great 1 week anniversary present from my POS Schwinn. Anyhow, I was wondering what kind of wheel you all would recommend a noob such as myself to get. Also, I heard that a bike shop can install some sort of inpenetrable kevlar into the wheel- is there such a thing and do you all know how much it costs to do that? Thanks for all your help guys.
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Old 06-17-07, 03:46 PM
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Impenenetrable - no.

General answer to a non-flat-prone tire: Continental Gatorskin and Specialized Armadillo. Gatorskin is lighter, rolls easier, and is easier to puncture (but still quite difficult compared to normal tires) than the Armadillo's, which are heavier, a little slower, and harder to puncture.

I run the Armadillo's as my training tire.

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Old 06-17-07, 03:59 PM
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I recommend the Continental Ultra Gatorskin which can be had here for a good price https://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=Y1320
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You should also check out the Michelin Krylion Carbon. It is an excellent tire that is very flat resistant.
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Thanks guys!
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