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 Post subject: What 27 x 1" tyres???
PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:57 am 
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I'm going to resurrect some old wheels but the tyres are perished and will need to be replaced. I have 2 bikes coming, one will need to have fast but reasonable puncture protection the other is going to be a town / pub bike, so the puncture protection is more important......thoughts???
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:50 am 
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flash wrote:
I'm going to resurrect some old wheels but the tyres are perished and will need to be replaced. I have 2 bikes coming, one will need to have fast but reasonable puncture protection the other is going to be a town / pub bike, so the puncture protection is more important......thoughts???
Ta...


Schwalbe do a good range, such as the Active and Marathon.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 1:34 pm 
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Ta. They’d be fine for the Carlton pub bike but the other would benefit from faster tyres..


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:23 pm 
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I use these.
https://www.halfords.com/cycling/bike-p ... -bike-tyre


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:25 pm 
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I didn’t realise you could get Gatorskins in that size. Seriously tempted. Ta...


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:12 pm 
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Panaracer Pasela are also available in 27 and also look the part.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:40 pm 
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hamster wrote:
Panaracer Pasela are also available in 27 and also look the part.


Yep . Good tyres,I also use these on my Paris Galibier.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:23 pm 
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Actually, I've just spotted one bike has 27 x 1" tyres and very little clearance, so are there any good 27 x 1" tyres out there (fast but with puncture protection)...cheers


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:32 pm 
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mitchelin used to make one call the hi lite super comp hp.Very light & fast.
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Sold my last pair on here a while back


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:27 pm 
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Continental made some of the best in my opion


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