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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 11:35 am 
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Hi,

Can anyone recommend tyres for the SDW, I was thinking a easy rolling tyre due to the distance. Would anyone go skinny and use touring tyres or keep the size 2.?. I am waiting for the weather to improve so presume it will not be muddy.

Interested in your thoughts, not got loads of money and would like to keep the cost down.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 11:45 am 
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If you can find some, WTB All Terrain-asaurus...

...really do work well in most conditions (can't say 'all...' because I haven't) and very fast rolling for the smooth bits 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 11:58 am 
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use a big tyre as its quite hard and rocky the whole way along it, especially if you're riding rigid


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 12:43 pm 
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Given the local weather at the moment I'd suggest something like this.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:59 pm 
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:lol: :lol: :lol:


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 2:07 pm 
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LOL Really muddy last weekend, couldn't ride, push or carry bike at one point.

One shout for the fat tyres.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 2:58 pm 
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It might just about float:

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 3:22 pm 
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last time I was there I was on the stock IRC Mythos that came with my then new Cannondale.. I remember it being chalky and flinty.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 4:12 pm 
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legrandefromage wrote:
I remember it being chalky and flinty.


Same for me. Bloody nightmare. I'd run quite low pressures like 30psi


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 4:26 pm 
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I find running low pressures really drags. I would like to run 50-60psi on a fast rolling tyre.


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