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WTB Vulpine Tires: At The Finish

This tire is kind of an oddball in WTB’s line up. The other SG2 cut protected tires I’ve tried are good, but this Vulpine is so much nicer riding

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Kenda Alluvium Pro Tires: At The Finish

But I really would like to try these with a good sprinkling of ‘pixie dust’ on them. A dust that would allow the tire to give me a more compliant ride across all conditions.

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WTB Vulpine Tires: Checkpoint

Oddly, the Vulpine isn’t as fast a rolling tire on gravel which is loose, chunky, and deep as other tires with similar width. However; once you get out of situations where the terrain is loose and deep, the Vulpine begins to show up as a fast, controllable tire.

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Kenda Alluvium Pro Tires: Getting Rolling

I liked the tread pattern. It looked right up my alley, an alley paved with asphalt mixed with dirt roads.

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American Classic Tires: At The Finish

So, in the end, I come back to that old adage: “You get what you pay for”. In terms of the American Classic Wentworths, that’s not saying they are bad.

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WTB Vulpine Tires: Getting Rolling

What we have here is a new tire from WTB with an old name that has a new mission: Be fast on gravel.

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American Classic Tires: Checkpoint

Remembering that these are $35.00 tires (each) means that we probably should not be looking at the American Classic offerings as being equal to, or better than tires costing more, despite what “direct-to-consumer” marketing may seem to indicate here.

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Gravel Grinder News: EVOC Hydro Pro, Trek Bags, Challenge Tires & More

The most recent news for the gravel and back road rider is here. Sea Otter has come and gone, the first to be held since the pandemic struck in 2020, and a few things came out of that show/festival. We also have a couple of news items from recent press releases. Let’s check it out!

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American Classic Tires: Getting Rolling

When you hear or read the name “American Classic”, you probably are not thinking about tires. But that’s what we are looking at here.

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Gravel Grinder News: Whisky Spano Drop Bar & American Classic Tires

News on two new products for gravel fanatics comes today with the release of Whisky Parts Co. “Spano” drop bar and a surprise American Classic…

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