Rated 5 out of 5 by NorthWalian April 2014 - Micheline Country Cross 1.95 Front & Rear Directional (@45psi)
Used these recently at a predominantly dry Llandegla trial center (black & red runs) hence hardpack, loose gravel and mild flat rocks.
Wasnt sure how these would perform at 1.95 but hey ho it was a last minute plan so left them on the bike.
On traction and braking in a straight line and on the turn I cannot fault. On two slight muddy sections they dug in and once rolling shed mud impressively. On the flat rocks they gripped well although with their low (1.95) volume and trim carcass they might not like sharp rock conditions, as wont your rims.
Since then I've been out doing my usual cross country (dry and damp lanes, fields, woods) plus some A road tarmac and they got a thumbs up.
Cannot comment on wear rates just yet or how they are all round in torrential rain. I was expecting some punctures as between knobbles there's oodles of flat rubber open to thorns etc but had none to date.
All in abut 100 miles of usage between dry, moist trial center and cross country and fair to say a tremendous tyre for the monies.
20 April 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Harbourdasher Great tyre for the price
My first impression of these tyres when I fitted them to my carbon hardtail was that they were very narrow so I pumped them up hard to avoid pinch punctures. They weigh in at about 660g each so not too heavy for a wire tyre and alot lighter than other brands.They hook up on pretty much anything you ride over. I`ve gone through thick mud, sand, flint, firetrack and tarmac and they do hang on even in the corners. As with a previous review the pressure you run them at makes a difference,I`ve lowered mine to about 30psi and the grip is amazing and I`ve had not flats as yet. All in all a great tyre!
19 October 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous Michelin Country Cross tyre
Been riding these for weeks now under all sorts of conditions. Still can't fault them for good solid middle of the road performance. Have had no punctures so far,which is remarkable for the sort of thorny stuff they have been ridden through. Very good value tyre for general off road. Would like to see a 2.3 inch version ?
23 June 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous MICHELIN COUNTRY CROSS
These are way better than I'd expected . EXPERIMENT WITH TYRE PRESSURES I BESEECH YOU FELLOW BIKERS! We don't all weigh the same amount do we? Get the pressure right and even bargain beauties like these will deliver much more than you'd expect. Thanks CRC for yet more stuff that poor people can afford!
23 April 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous perfect
buena rueda muy asequible, va muy bien con barro en la medida 1.95 . es una gran opcion para un presupuesto reducido.quizas son un poco duras pero van muy bien.Maximo agarre al Menor precio.
20 January 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous all true whats written in the description . . . perfect ride in mud / dirt, safe ride for all surfaces , impresive treads + durable (800 km so far,still shines :P )
cons : low protection against puncture, not safe on wet tarmac.
09 November 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous michelin
such a great fast tyre with good cornering
23 October 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous great tyre
I've used these tyres front and rear for about a decade (obviously not the same pair)i've tried other tyres, but they're either too slow, not enough grip or too heavy. such a great fast tyre with good cornering.
19 September 2011
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