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Old 05-15-11, 06:24 PM
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Alaska Folding Tires

A customer at our shop is looking for the perfect tire for his 900 mile trek from southern Alaska (Anchorage) to the north (Deadhorse).

In the past, he's toured across the US on Specialized Armadillos with good success. But he wants fatter, treadier, folding tires to tollerate dirt roads in bad condition. I think he's imagining Armadillos folding tires with MTB tread at 700x38/40.

Any recommendations? BTW, our shop isn't a specialized dealer, so anything that can be ordered on QBP would be ideal.

The tires must be:
Folding
Puncture protection
Tready
Wide (35-40mm)
High quality

To see video of his prospective trip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EP9F1oVHams
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These would work just fine:

https://www.schwalbetires.com/bike_ti...rathon_extreme
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