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Vee Rubber - Wheelchair tires?

Old 03-11-12, 08:40 AM
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Vee Rubber - Wheelchair tires?

I've been looking for sources of decent, inexpensive 37-590 (26x1 3/8 EA3) tires for the small but slowly growing fleet....

I have a set of Vee Rubber blackwall tires that came on one of my bikes that I like very much - the tread pattern is "right", unlike many I see these days.

So I have a couple of questions: first, do any Canadian forum members know where to buy Vee Rubber? I have been unsuccessful so far in finding an online retailer.

Second, the American Vee Rubber site lists a number of models, but the ones I really think are "da bomb" are not listed, and on the Taiwanese site they show up as "Wheelchair tires".....do any of the forum members know where these might be available?

(On my most recent re-tiring I used Kendas and they look fine on the bike, but have that raised centre portion that probably makes them ride great but look wrong!).



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Old 03-11-12, 08:56 AM
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I've got much the same issue with the tires I'm using on my 650A bikes... You might want to consider getting Michelin World Tour tires. They look pretty good and are a well regarded tire to boot.

Here's a list of 650A tires that I frequently refer to when I'm looking for tires atmo.
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Photogravity: yeah, love the world tours but around here they are in the $30+ range.....I was looking for under $20.....your list is awesome though - thanks!

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