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Old 12-28-17, 06:45 AM
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Compass tires also benefit significantly from being aged before use. I’d recommend buying a pair and letting them sit out of the package for a few months before riding. Or riding the tire as a front tire for a few weeks to get some uv and outside exposure to harden it up a little before putting it on the rear.

I know this is often regarded as unnecessary with modern tires but my experience with compass tires specifically shows flat resistance improves as the tires age. There’s something different about the rubber Panaracer uses for this brand compared to all the other tires they make.
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