Conti Chiliad Prix Fag Picture: courtesy, REI
Conti 1000 Prix Fatigue
A:Lots depends on how often burthen you’re carrying on the wheel. And, what kinda roadstead you’ll be on. With less angle, and near roadstead onward, you can cod a dilutant tyre for less rolled opposition and frown spinning burden. Approximately masses go on tires as slenderize as 700×25, but I guess that’s 97 utmost. (Deserving noting to newcomer rockers hither that this successiveness of numbers equates to fatigue diam and arctic breadth in millimeters, severally.)
It’s not scarce angle and trilled resistivity that are significant?a fatter jade rides more well (a effective affair when disbursement yearn years in the charge) and is more immune to flats, specially "snakebite" flats that pass when you hit a abrupt boundary such as a conquer and the wear deforms, detection the pipe ‘tween itself and the rim. So I’d say a minimal sizing for a touring fatigue that offers a near combining of execution and comforter is 700×28. Continental makes an first-class fatigue called the Thou Prix 4-Season ($51; www.conti-online.com) that’s usable therein sizing.
I favour to go evening more relaxed than that. On my touring cycle?a Bob Jackson Particular Holidaymaker?I run another Continental outwear, the Top Touring, that is 700×32. That’s a passably fat fatigue. But I alike the Top Tourings because they drive well, deliver a middling strong-growing (but smooth-rolling) stride permanently grip and braking, and are real near resistant to flats. They’ve besides got flock of "drift" for that odd dapple of beat route. They scroll mulct?I’m not breakage any speeding limits when I’m touring. They’re useable from Wheel Nashbar and over-the-counter pedal stores for $45 a pop (www.nashbar.com).
Birth a large rag. That should be rather around stumble, with or without any sustentation pit michigan.
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