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Old 04-10-12, 03:07 PM
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Need new 26" touring tires

The tires on my Bridgestone are getting kind of old, and the sidewalls have some dry rot cracks showing. The tread is good, but I think I want to replace these in the near future.

I'm currently running Avocet "Cross" tires in 26x1.5. I'd like to stay that size, but I think I have clearance for 26x1.75 to 26x2.0 on my Bridgestone XO-2 which has fenders.

Here's the rub---I would really like tan sidewalls. I think they look better, and they're more appropriate on this bike.

Any ideas?
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Old 04-10-12, 04:29 PM
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Panaracer Pasela TourGuard seem to match what you need...

http://www.rei.com/product/764318/pa...k-tire-26-x-15
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Old 04-10-12, 10:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Chris Pringle View Post
Panaracer Pasela TourGuard seem to match what you need...

http://www.rei.com/product/764318/pa...k-tire-26-x-15
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Old 04-10-12, 11:10 PM
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Sorry if I'm hijacking the thread, but I'm looking for 26" creme-coloured touring tires. Are the Schwalbe Delta Cruisers solid enough for extended touring?
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Old 04-11-12, 02:03 AM
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Hmmm... I dunno. I really do like Paselas- I agree that they look super cool, they roll great, they`re light, and they`re cheap to boot. The down side is that they aren`t very tough. I have used, and will continue use them, for some trips, but not if I expect any rough riding. YMMV.
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Continental Contact. Absolutely. Been using Continental for years. Incredible tires.
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