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Black side 27" tires "No Gummies" ??(3 posts)

Black side 27" tires "No Gummies" ??CraigVM
May 11, 2002 8:01 PM
I recently purchased an older Recumbent which has a 27" rear wheel. It came with some old gum sided tires that are due to be changed. I guess I am just partial to black sided tires but am having trouble finding a 27" tire in black. The only ones I can find are some very cheap 1 1/4" at al LBS which look like the kind you would buy at K or W Mart back when another name for a road bike was "a 10 speed" very cheap and heavy. I am just hoping to find a better quality tire in this size. I have had good luck with the front as it is 20" Anyone know of a good internet source ???
Panaracer Paselas at NashbarTrent in WA
May 11, 2002 10:54 PM
Nashbar has Paselas in 27". I haven't tried them, but I'm planning to order them to replace the generic ones on my Miyata. I'd appreciate it if you could post here if you find any other good canidates.

Melinda, posting with her husband's login.
2nd the Paselas--I'm using them in 700ccory
May 13, 2002 10:43 AM
I didn't notice the 27-inchers, but I've been using 700x32 and 700x35 Paselas for a couple of years. They're tough and pretty light. But mine have tan sidewalls...