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  1. Thread: Tires?

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    By now I have used the gravel grinders on a...

    By now I have used the gravel grinders on a couple of long gravel rides (over 90 miles each time), and many miles in training for those long rides. I like them a lot, not a single flat. For cross, I...
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    I have not used them hauling gear (other than a...

    I have not used them hauling gear (other than a camelbak on training rides), but the turn issue would depend on how aggressive you are at the turn. A friend of mine has raced the Gravel Grinders and...
  3. Thread: Tires?

    by pll
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    My bike originally came with the Conti Cyclocross...

    My bike originally came with the Conti Cyclocross Race tires, and they kept 'shedding' threads from day 1. They wore out pretty fast, surprisingly (10 cross races...). I swapped them at the end of...
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    Why the extra set of wheels? Just to have...

    Why the extra set of wheels? Just to have different tire threads on them? A good wheelset with supple tires makes your ride much nicer (and that is why we ride, no?).
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    I use the Clement PDX for cross, as the 'all...

    I use the Clement PDX for cross, as the 'all conditions' type of tire -- they can handle some mud without being mud specific. File threads like the Chicane, Gravel Grinder or the Happy Medium are the...
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    I used the Challenge "Gravel Grinders" (38mm) on...

    I used the Challenge "Gravel Grinders" (38mm) on my cross bike for Rebecca's Private Idaho (lot's of washboard and gravel) and liked them. Challenge also makes the "Chicane" in 33mm. Both have file...
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