needs DIRT tyres xav
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I've been looking at new off-road tyres for little while, but never really found anything I liked.
Modern rubber was not an option, Smoke and Dart just look wrong on the little Sbike and I'm not a fan of the Timbuk2's looks either.
Ideally I'd have gone for something like the Tioga Comp III, but those were on eBay only in 20" and 24".
Eventually I gave up and decided to just get some Timbuk2s from Mombat.
Imagine my surprise when I went to their site and found just the Comp III's I had been looking for for over a month.
They were Duro rather than Tioga, but I can live with that.
Long story short : with shipping and import taxes and all I'm 150 EUR (around £125) poorer, but at least the bike is finally on knobblies.
Maybe it's not what others would put on their bike because it's aimed more at '80s MTBs, but IMO it suits this one just fine.
Weirdly enough, these 2.125" tires are 48mm (1.89") wide, which makes them 3mm less wide than the 1.95" Schwalbes (2.01") it used to wear. Go figure.
Anyway, full pics :
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I still haven't got round to sorting the upside-down decal. Maybe next winter when it's going in for a respray.
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