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What tires do we run? Just curious

Old 03-26-22, 01:31 AM
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I use whatever good tyres off my scrap bikes
(Try to stay away from 23c or skinnier

32c tyres for my single speed road bike for comfort
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Old 04-16-22, 11:11 PM
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Schwalbe Big Apple 2.0” at 2.0 bar on my Tout Terrain Metropolitan
Soyo Spurt tubulars at 7.0 bar for fixed-gear bikes.
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Old 04-17-22, 12:38 AM
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Litespeed - GP5 28c rear and GP4SII 25c front - max I can fit
Centurion ProTour - GP4SII 28c
Nishiki Tri-A will have GP5 32c rear and GP4SII 28c front - will get all 32c when wears out
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Old 04-17-22, 12:33 PM
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Vittoria Pista Speed tubular slick tires.
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Originally Posted by drlogik
I run Pirelli P-Zero 4S's in 28's with butyl tubes on my main bike a Wabi Special. I used to run Challenge Strada Bianca's in 30's with Latex tubes but switched to P-Zero's when they first came out. I loved the ride with the Strada Bianca's but the allure of Pirelli's and the sticky rubber was too enticing to pass up. They grip like glue, handle the road really well and corner great. I bought a new set since the originals wore out and just mounted them today.

I do really miss the Strada Bianca ride though and ride quality is most important to me. With latex they ride like old sew-ups and have that same hiss hiss sound on the pavement when accelerating. I have two new tires on the shelf and may switch to them when summer hits. I run Challenge Paris Roubaix's with Latex tubes on my Wabi Classic. It doesn't get much action these days for some reason though.
What tires do y'all ride with and why?
700c continental giro tubulars on my 1981 Schwinn LeTour, with Ambrosio Montreal alloys. Beautiful carbon steel ride. 😁
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Old 05-27-23, 04:44 AM
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Got a set of Schwalbe Almotion 50c on my Wabi Thunder. Like them a lot.
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Old 05-27-23, 05:11 AM
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Vittoria Corsa Pro 24mm on my Aethos with Roval Alpinist CLX wheels...nice tires
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After trying to get the lowest rolling resistance and decent puncture resistance, my ultimate ride has been Continental Grand Prix 5000s 28mm with RideNow TPU tubes. Finding my rides are that much more enjoyable, and climbing better, with the low rolling resistance and lower weight.

With my State Bicycle Black Label bought three months ago, have gotten in 500 miles and 50,000 ft altitude gained, and likely not possible if I had something other than the Conti GP 5ks!

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My winter/rain/city fix gear (circa '83 Trek 4 or 5 something) - 28c Paselas. Perfect tires for that bike, My Mooney, also fixed gets 28c Vittoria G+ tubulars and my custom fixed the same in 25c. (I've swapped all my good bikes to tubulars because I've had a clincher blow and come off for a crash I never want to do again. Plus really good tubulars are magic carpets.)
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I have 25c Gatorskins on my Vigorelli and have been enjoying it
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Old 06-05-23, 01:30 PM
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Vittoria Rally's. 25c
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Originally Posted by highandlowrpm;[url=tel:22905290
22905290[/url]]After trying to get the lowest rolling resistance and decent puncture resistance, my ultimate ride has been Continental Grand Prix 5000s 28mm with RideNow TPU tubes. Finding my rides are that much more enjoyable, and climbing better, with the low rolling resistance and lower weight.

With my State Bicycle Black Label bought three months ago, have gotten in 500 miles and 50,000 ft altitude gained, and likely not possible if I had something other than the Conti GP 5ks!
p.s. - temporarily tried Conti Gatorskins, and felt like riding in mud, the resistance was so much higher. Right back to GP 5ks.
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Old 06-08-23, 12:26 AM
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get some thicc sliccs and youre good to go
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Old 06-08-23, 06:16 AM
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28mm blackwall Paselas on the Mercian and Gitane fixed-gears
35mm Continental Cyclocross Speeds from a few years back on the Raleigh Competition with the Dingle/White Industries Dos Eno fixed/free drivetrain

FWIW, the gearies have a funky mix of whatever was available -
27 x 1 1/4-in blackwall Paselas on the '76 Puch Royal X
20-year-old Continental Sport 1000 28mm on the '82 Mercian Colorado
Continental 23mm Gatorskins on the '88 Specialized Sirrus (because it won't accept anything appreciably bigger!)
25mm IRC something-or-other, bought used at the LBS, on the '88 Centurion LeMans
32mm tanwall Paselas on the Cannondale, destined for the Lighthouse
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