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Replacement tires for the Schwalbe Rapid Robs?

Old 09-10-19, 08:39 AM
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Replacement tires for the Schwalbe Rapid Robs?

I have been riding a 2016 CAAD X that I modified to be more gravel riding specific for about 6 months. The Schwalbe Rapid Rob original tire fitment needs to be replaced and I'm looking for tire replacement suggestions. The Rob's are 700 X 35 and I am thinking of increasing the size to 37-38 mm. Has anyone done this? I would appreciate any suggestions or advice as far as tire clearance, ease of mounting, tire brands, etc.
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Old 09-16-19, 04:34 AM
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Some more info on the type of surface you're riding on would be useful and whether it's road or more gravel orientated and whether puncture resistance is a priority or if you'd prefer a lighter / more supple tyre instead.

Gravel King SK's are a pretty good all round tyre that come in various sizes.
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Old 09-17-19, 01:19 PM
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yeah, what he said. There are a lot of tires out there that range from racy slicks to small mountain bike tires. Ya gotta know what you are looking for.

If you like Schwalbe, one of the G-one variations will meet your needs. Other good tires are WTB and Panaracer Gravel King. there are lots of articles if you do a search.
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