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Old 12-21-20, 06:24 PM
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I posted this in the GP tire sale thread, but this also feels like a good place. $29.99 Soma Supple Vitesse SL 28 and 33. Nice sale to stock up on some spares: https://www.somafabshop.com/shop/pro...?category=2790
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Old 12-21-20, 06:28 PM
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I really like the ride of the 700c x 32 mm Vittoria Voyageur Hypers that I've been using since I got them for a good price. I believe they've been discontinued... I also have the more ordinary Voyageur in 26 x 1.75 with wire beads on a mountain bike that I enjoy when visiting family.

I also like the 700c x 28 mm Conti 4-seasons that I have on my Carlton. It doesn't get many miles, but the dark brown matches the root-beer color of the bike pretty nicely.

I've used Paselas in the past, but I had to move towards super flat resistant tires when I lived in Albuquerque, but eventually I moved and came back to the bright side.
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Originally Posted by natterberry View Post
I posted this in the GP tire sale thread, but this also feels like a good place. $29.99 Soma Supple Vitesse SL 28 and 33. Nice sale to stock up on some spares: https://www.somafabshop.com/shop/pro...?category=2790
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Thanks for posting! Just checked the specs, wow, those are superlight!
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I’m a Michelin customer through the years and have not had a bad tire from them. They are light, durable and have great results in a rolling resistance test. Width, like 23mm is my choice. From their Lithion .3 to the Power Competition series, great tires.
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Old 12-22-20, 11:16 AM
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Originally Posted by natterberry View Post
I posted this in the GP tire sale thread, but this also feels like a good place. $29.99 Soma Supple Vitesse SL 28 and 33. Nice sale to stock up on some spares: https://www.somafabshop.com/shop/pro...?category=2790
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Just bought and mounted 33s on my Rambouillet. Moved the much loved GP 4 Season 28s to a MA40 wheelset for a winter build of an old Trek.
Due to shoulder injury not allowed to ride until late spring. Can't wait to try them.
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Old 12-22-20, 03:49 PM
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Originally Posted by gugie View Post
Thanks for posting! Just checked the specs, wow, those are superlight!
Darn it! you guys beat me to the switch. The 33s are sold out.
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Old 12-22-20, 04:08 PM
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Originally Posted by davester View Post
Darn it! you guys beat me to the switch. The 33s are sold out.
They had some 28s when I bought mine. That's what I usually ride but my bike has the room so I went bigger.
When Soma puts their own brand on a steep discount it's usually when they're running low and a new tire or redesign is coming.
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Old 12-23-20, 03:36 PM
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Originally Posted by DiegoFrogs View Post
I really like the ride of the 700c x 32 mm Vittoria Voyageur Hypers that I've been using since I got them for a good price. I believe they've been discontinued... I also have the more ordinary Voyageur in 26 x 1.75 with wire beads on a mountain bike that I enjoy when visiting family.

I also like the 700c x 28 mm Conti 4-seasons that I have on my Carlton. It doesn't get many miles, but the dark brown matches the root-beer color of the bike pretty nicely.

I've used Paselas in the past, but I had to move towards super flat resistant tires when I lived in Albuquerque, but eventually I moved and came back to the bright side.
I absolutely loved my Vittoria Hypers and started riding cyclocross bikes with cantilever brakes ten years ago just so I could enjoy a very fast and smooth tire in 32 and 40 sizes.

You could do anything with these tires, pavement, gravel, touring, commuting... the list goes on.

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Conti GP 4k in sizes 25 and 28 which measure out to 27 and 31 on my steel bikes. They are fast, feel good, and have been super reliable on pavement and good unpaved roads for years now. Knock on wood and whatnot.
...but they are black.


I eagerly await Conti realizing that the GP5k 25mm skinwall tire they released in correlation with the TDF is awesome and super popular, therefore they should expand the skinwall to more sizes. COME ON CONTI!
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Panaracer Pasela ProTite Wire 622/32 - black-beige. It runs smooth and looks great.

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Old 12-24-20, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
Conti GP 4k in sizes 25 and 28 which measure out to 27 and 31 on my steel bikes. They are fast, feel good, and have been super reliable on pavement and good unpaved roads for years now. Knock on wood and whatnot.
...but they are black.


I eagerly await Conti realizing that the GP5k 25mm skinwall tire they released in correlation with the TDF is awesome and super popular, therefore they should expand the skinwall to more sizes. COME ON CONTI!
Got an email for the GP5K skinwall from BikeTiresDirect. On sale for $43.95

Conti GP5K on sale
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My new favorites are Challenge Parigi-Roubaix Pro

They ride real nice.
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