Very nice, very fast, very fragile.
I second this experience.
About half a year, so 2.5 / 3k 'ish.
I'm fat tho so that doesn't help. Thanks guys, will look into alternatives. Looking back I realised I didn't tour with this bike last year so 40 euro is a bit expensive for g-one just for commuting.
Schwalbe Marathon Supremes can >>>>>>>>
Never, ever have I struggled to get a tyre onto a rim so much. I used every trick in the book and now my thumbs are stumps. (did it though)
but once they are on, they are the best
They are a sitting a bit unevenly on the rim at the moment due to tightness. In the hope of stretching them out on the rim a bit, I'm going to:
leave for a day or two
re-seat on the rim
repeat a few times
Might work, might not. 🤞
Spent over an hour fighting with a pair of Jack Brown / Planet X Ruffy Tuffy's last night. After two pinch punctures and some thumb busting, three tyre lever action, I finally managed to get them to submit.
They roll nearly as nicely as the Vittoria Corsa they replaced but #pleasegoddontletthempunctureintherain
Quality is nowhere near that of the Corsa but its £30 a pair Vs £30+ each. Puncture protection/tread thickness feels hopeful. I'm running them at 110psi in the hope it'll stretch them a bit.
Any decent cheap slick(ish) options for 27.5 x 1.75" / 650 x 47b?
WTB Horizons an option, but don't really want to spend £70 on tyres for a beater that's just for occasionally commuting with a bag.
Doesn't seem to be much between 1.6" and 2".
Your rim tape is too thick
Tubeless rim tape all the things.
I like them, they've just brought out a new version. Quite puncture prone after a few thousand kms. Putting some of the new SPS ones on my Parlee.
Thanks- might get these to see if 50c fits. If so, can get Marathon Supremes after.
Just got me a Marin 27.5+. Looking for daily use tyres to use instead of the full on MTB tread. Mostly road, but with the ability for some rough stuff.
WTB horizons, panaracer gravel kings seem to be the most common tyres I'm reading about.
What are the recommendations?
If anyone has anything worthwhile to sell in good condition, even better.
Do Supremes still run a little small? Need to find a lean 32c (on open pros) or a large 28...
How wide are the rims on that? If they are plus bike type widths (30mm to 40mm) then "normal" tyres may not be ideal.
These are surprisingly cheap for 2.8 nearly slicks - https://www.bike-discount.de/en/buy/schwalbe-g-one-allround-performance-snakeskin-27.5x2.80-folding-611498?
Yep, you'll need at least 2.6 I'd have thought, so not a lot of choice.
GP4 run just under 30 0n my rims.
Can't be bothered to check which rims at the moment.
Also might check out these
But I'm guessing these won't fit?
Not sure what 47c equates to.
Or may just get smaller rims, but these are QR boost so reckon I'd need a conversion kit.
47c is about 1.85 IIRC, way too small for your rims. Go for Super Moto X or G-One, these two are the best options available.
Cool, cheers. I'm looking at a new wheelset then.
They would be ok for 25mm inside rim?
Sure the will.
Nice one. Cheers
I have a worn pair you can try for size if you want @andy_k
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