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UST RIMS

I would like to know if UST rims can take clincher tyres
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Yes, UST rims are compatible with standard clincher tyres as well as UST tyres
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I have Vitus razor and am interested in new tyres
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I usually get at least 2000 miles out of an average pair of tyres, but persistent punctures is a good sign a change is needed. schwalbe durano plus last ages
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I am writing for road bikes.
It depends on the distance, asphalt and dust on the road you rode. When a road tire is worn too much it becomes difficult to hold the bike on line. The bike starts swinging. For my rides some tires' compound lasts 6-7k km and some softer tires 3-4k km.
I never consider puncture as a criteria because I think puncture is luck (or unluckiness). I had 10 punctures in the first 500 km and no puncture in 3k km with the same set of tires.
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Big YES. Look for Elite or Tacx brands. Make huge difference in terms of reducing the noise and wear of the tyre. If planning using turbo do not spare those 20 - 30 quid.
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There are turbo specific tyres available, but, IMO, this is money for old rope. My recommendation is to buy the cheapest possible slick road tyre available (I went for a Vittoria Rubino - IIRC I found it for £6.99). The compound is pretty hard, and the tyre is lasting well (I bought a red one to easily distinguish it from my other tyres).

For some background, I've been racing competitively in road races and time trials for the past few years, so my turbo gets a goodly amount of use. I can't say I regret spending £7 on a tyre for turbo use. Quite the opposite... :-)
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New tyres needed

Hi, I have specialized the captain 26x2.0 on my bike and I need to replace them.Cross country woods trails. Can you recommend new ones please?

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The following tyre suggestions are ideal for the intended terrain and sizings you have requested.
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I suggest a specialzied s-works fast trak, it's around $60 but I really like the way it feels, corners, and it's all-round grip, another great tire is a schwalbe racing Ralph great front tire but I don't like it in the back
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700 x 23c or 700 x 25c road tire ?

What is the difference between 700 x 23c and the 700 x 25c road tire ?

I actualy have 700 x 23c tire on my road bike and planning on buying new tires but I can't decide what to choose. I was told that the 700x25c is a little heavier but give a more confortable ride. So for the difference in wheight is it worth going for 700x25c ?

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The difference between these two tyre sizes is 2mm in casing width, 23c = 23mm, 25c = 25mm.

The extra 2mm of casing does not sound like much but 2mm added to the entire casing of the volume of a tyre can make a substantial difference. It will increase comfort, take a little more of the chatter from the road away from the bike but will increase rolling resistance to a small degree.
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The options listed below are the most ideal tyres for this request that we stock.

Each has a varying degree of 'slickness'.
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A folding bead tyre can be fitted to any Clincher rim.
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I can fold my 29 x 2.3 DHR and DHF on Derby Carbon rims. I have rarely used tire levers in the last 10 years. Technique...
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Best C2C tyre for a road bike

Hello, I am planning to do the C2C in late April, on a road bike. I will be avoiding most of the offroad with the exception of the "hard packed" trails. What would be my best bet for tyres (riding a BTwin Triban 5). Cheers, Lee
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A tyre with low profile grip would be ideal for this C2C challenge.

However it appears your bike came with 23c tyres with the possibility of maybe mounting 25c tyres (depending on clearance).

The options below are worth considering.
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schwalbe durano plus are brilliant tyres, they have the best puncture protection of any road tyre but have little rolling resistance and are reasonably light.

I've used them for thousands of miles with very few punctures riding on bad roads, light trails and cycle paths.
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Red and black folding 700X25c

I don't seem to be able to find a folding RED&Black (or red) 700X25c road tyre. Can you recommend?
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We don't have any folding tyres in black red. We do have wire bead Vittoria Rubino and Zaffiro tyres in red/black.
 
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Yes a 700X25c Tubular Tyre will fit a 3T Mercurio 80 wheel and will be safe to use with 23mm
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