Decent 650c road tyres

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Decent 650c road tyres

Postby mikegibbons » Sat Feb 16, 2013 21:52 pm

My wife's race bike has 650c wheels. She has had Bont 650c x25 tyres which now need replacing. Although I can find 23s I can't find 25s and i reckon the extra air is worth having. Something like a gatorskin 25 is what I'm after. Any suggestions? I see Wiggle list a Conti grand Prix listed as 26 x 1 1/8 has anyone experience of that?

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Re: Decent 650c road tyres

Postby Imposter » Sat Feb 16, 2013 21:57 pm

26 (559) is not the same as 650c (571). Vittoria Rubino Pro and Conti GP4000 (not the 'S' but just as good) are available in 650c

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Re: Decent 650c road tyres

Postby mattv » Sat Feb 16, 2013 22:37 pm

Apparently they also make ultremos in 571 according to a Rep last week but may be a direct-from-Germany job.

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