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38mm clincher suggestions(6 posts)

38mm clincher suggestionspauly
Jan 10, 2003 5:32 AM
Looking for a decent tire in the 36-40mm range for fire-road and easy singletrack excursions. For racing I love the Michelin Muds. And for technical stuff I am lucky in that I am able to fit WTB Mutanoraptor 44s front and back. Now I'm looking for something in the middle for general screwing around in various conditions.
re: 38mm clincher suggestionsatpjunkie
Jan 10, 2003 10:27 AM
try the Geax Reverts.
re: 38mm clincher suggestionsGlowBoy
Jan 13, 2003 12:05 PM
Check the Ritchey Mount Cross. I've got a kevlar-beaded 700x38 that I sometimes run up front. It has fairly aggressive knobs but still rolls pretty well, and is pretty light for its size (mine was only a little above the 400g claimed weight). Sorry I can't find a pic anywhere, but Webcyclery has them for $30 (same price as my LBS).

http://www.webcyclery.com/.docs/product_id/1348/category_name/Cyclocross+Tires/pg/product_detail.html

- Dan
thankspauly
Jan 14, 2003 5:16 AM
I saw a picture from the QBP catalogue on Sheldon Brown's site. Looks good.
second on the mount cross...TCN
Jan 14, 2003 4:07 PM
Just got mine and so far they are nice.

Completely different feel from the Mich mud's, but know I don't worry about my rims in the rocky stuff as much.

29.00$ from Cambria
Try a 'net search on Schwalbe Marathon XRLars46
Jan 14, 2003 11:27 AM
These seem to be a very good "adventure tire". Reports of incredibly long life [8,000 + km on rear]. Many world tour cyclists favour these.

Larry in Canada.