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700 x 45 Touring Tire for Pavement , Prefer Tubeless ?

Old 05-27-20, 01:25 AM
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700 x 45 Touring Tire for Pavement , Prefer Tubeless ?

700 x 45 Touring Tire for Pavement ? Prefer Tubeless .
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Old 05-27-20, 06:54 AM
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I know I'm like a broken record, but schwalbe Supremes apparently have a tubeless version.
I like them a lot. But you'll have to check width availability for your wheel size.
My part 2 review of them from 2019, same tires still going with maybe another 2000kms on them as of May 2020

Schwalbe Supreme26x2 followup #2 roughly6000kms
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Old 05-27-20, 08:40 PM
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Yes, Schwalbe has tires like that though you might need to choose between 42mm & 50mm. I'm working on trying to get my new Schwalbe G-One Speed tires tubeless seated, it's been a headache so far but I still have a couple of tricks left to try.
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Just tried the Surly Extraterrestrial 700x41c tire and I'll say they are the bees knees. Fast, supple, comfortable and good grip on all surfaces. Did some technical singletrack with them (by accident) and they performed admirably. And I suppose when used tubeless they are quite puncture resistant as they have a deep tread pattern and kevlar belts on the tread and sidewall. Combine that with sealant and it'd really need to be a massive puncture to not seal up.

As to the size, I think the real size on my rims is closer to 45mm wide than 41mm wide. I'll have to check but they are much wider than my 40mm marathon plusses.
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Otoh

I went the other way ; hard wearing utility tires from Suomi Nokian & thorn resistant tubes ...

had no flats,

On a 9 month tour of Ireland and Scotland..
40-622 topped them up every few days . low loss of PSI..



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Old 06-04-20, 05:05 PM
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Check out Rubber Lover. It has a huge database of tires that you can narrow down using filters. I did a search for 700c, 40-45mm width, tubeless tires and got 54 hits. It's a great new bike nerd tool.
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Originally Posted by niknak View Post
Check out Rubber Lover. It has a huge database of tires that you can narrow down using filters. I did a search for 700c, 40-45mm width, tubeless tires and got 54 hits. It's a great new bike nerd tool.
weird, got to site but nothing on it functions, tried different devices too.
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weird, got to site but nothing on it functions, tried different devices too.
That's too bad. It works fine for me. Did you find the filter buttons at the bottom of the screen? At first I didn't see them.

The website does look like it was unearthed from the GeoCities graveyard. If they dialed down the "style" a bit, perhaps it'd be more functional.
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Nice how the site allows a search for a range of widths, unlike Schwalbe for instance. ~6 different categories of tubeless, heh.
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Originally Posted by niknak View Post
That's too bad. It works fine for me. Did you find the filter buttons at the bottom of the screen? At first I didn't see them.

The website does look like it was unearthed from the GeoCities graveyard. If they dialed down the "style" a bit, perhaps it'd be more functional.
look forward to playing with it. Tried in on my phone and tablet unsuccessfully, will try computer when I can.
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Originally Posted by DropBarFan View Post
Nice how the site allows a search for a range of widths, unlike Schwalbe for instance. ~6 different categories of tubeless, heh.
Yeah, a simple yes/no button for tubeless compatible tires would be fine. Not sure why they have to call out the each brand's marketing name for the same feature.
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I think 45 is too big for road touring. I just bought a new touring bike and it came with 45's, but my last touring bike used 32 it was fine, so I will be getting 38's for this new bike as soon as they come back in stock. I will probably go with Schwalbe Marathon Almotion, they had the lowest rolling resistance of all the touring tires tested, but they only weigh around 10 grams more than the Superiors, but that's probably because the Almotion has more tread thickness than a Superior. The Almotion has a bit of tread to it so it can be used in dirt and gravel without worries.
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Originally Posted by greatscott View Post
I think 45 is too big for road touring. I just bought a new touring bike and it came with 45's, but my last touring bike used 32 it was fine, so I will be getting 38's for this new bike as soon as they come back in stock. I will probably go with Schwalbe Marathon Almotion, they had the lowest rolling resistance of all the touring tires tested, but they only weigh around 10 grams more than the Superiors, but that's probably because the Almotion has more tread thickness than a Superior. The Almotion has a bit of tread to it so it can be used in dirt and gravel without worries.
I would tend to agree all in all. Although it really does "depend" on lots of factors, but I've been really happy also with 38,40 range for paved touring and being wider than a 32 lets say, is nice when going over rough roads, gravel or dirt trails.
Tires certainly vary so much in weight and rolling resistance, so the width number isn't the whole thing.
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