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Do they still make s k i n n y cyclocross tires.

Old 08-21-22, 03:22 PM
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Do they still make s k i n n y cyclocross tires.

They must be tubular.



I have a Miyata fixed gear conversion that I would like to ride on gravel and the bike doesn't have very big tire clearance. I would l something that is less than 30c.
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Probably your best option.

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Originally Posted by Barrettscv View Post
These are just road tires. I need some treads.
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N o o o ! !
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I have some 30mm Conti's CX tires on my Roubaix, and they work ok most everything except deep sand (or even not-so-deep sand... LOL!)
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EDIT: My Mistake... they are Schwalbe CX Comp

Schwalbe CX Comp - 30 mm
They're 30 mm, but measure to 28mm on these wheels - 17mm internal width

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Originally Posted by cyclezen View Post
I have some 30mm Conti's CX tires on my Roubaix, and they work ok most everything except deep sand (or even not-so-deep sand... LOL!)
Ride On
Yuri
EDIT: My Mistake... they are Schwalbe CX Comp

Schwalbe CX Comp - 30 mm
They're 30 mm, but measure to 28mm on these wheels - 17mm internal width
tubular?
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tubular?
no
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Originally Posted by cyclezen View Post
no
Has to be t u b u l a r.
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My bike

Here is my bike if this helps. It is a Miyata touring bike from the early 80s.


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Originally Posted by grant40 View Post
They must be tubular.
I would l something that is less than 30c.
If you're specifically looking for knobbies, there really aren't a lot of options. CX tubulars are a pretty niche market, and 33mm is the norm. You might look at FMB: some of their CX knobbies are available as narrow as 28mm, although it might require contacting them as a special order.

If your riding doesn't require knobs, there are plenty of road tubulars that will fit your bike.
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Years ago I found some 28 mm Kendas in order to do a similar project, but I just looked on Kenda’s website and it looks like 33 is the smallest they make now.
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FMB makes CX tires in the size you want
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Challenge has a couple of tubular options at 30mm.
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It's a little strange to me that a Miyata touring bike will only fit 30mm tires. It probably would fit something wider in 650b. I don't think I would let the existence of some tubular wheels dissuade me from a more mainstream choice.
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Originally Posted by unterhausen View Post
It's a little strange to me that a Miyata touring bike will only fit 30mm tires. It probably would fit something wider in 650b. I don't think I would let the existence of some tubular wheels dissuade me from a more mainstream choice.
It is personal preference. I enjoy riding tubular tires more than clinchers.
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Originally Posted by unterhausen View Post
It's a little strange to me that a Miyata touring bike will only fit 30mm tires. It probably would fit something wider in 650b. I don't think I would let the existence of some tubular wheels dissuade me from a more mainstream choice.
Grant is looking for 30-mm tubulars; doesn't want anything larger.
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Originally Posted by HTupolev View Post
If you're specifically looking for knobbies, there really aren't a lot of options. CX tubulars are a pretty niche market, and 33mm is the norm. You might look at FMB: some of their CX knobbies are available as narrow as 28mm, although it might require contacting them as a special order.

If your riding doesn't require knobs, there are plenty of road tubulars that will fit your bike.
I have 33mm tubulars on my Schwinn, which has larger clearence than the Miyata, and they barely fit.
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