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WTB Vulpine 700 X 40mm Tires: At The Finish

So, as it stands now, WTB has a 36mm and a 40mm Vulpine that would make for a fantastic tire for racing, and maybe it would work for adventurous types and everyday gravel riders if the terrain was tamer.

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WTB Vulpine 700 X 40mm Tires: Checkpoint

So, looking at this tire as what WTB has described it as – a gravel racing tire – I have to hand it to WTB at this point.

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WTB Vulpine 700 X 40mm Tires: Getting Rolling

We really liked the speed, ride feel, and grip that this ‘on the skinny side’ gravel tire had. Not surprisingly, we hoped that WTB would opt to offer a wider version of this great tire.

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Ritchey Design 700 X 40mm Speedmax WCS Tires: At The Finish

This tire seems to me to be the “mountain biker’s gravel tire”. A tire for rougher adventures, dirt roads, mountains, and even light single track.

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American Classic Kimberlite 700 X 40mm Tires: At The Finish

Now with several more rides in on these tires, my impressions have only been solidified and so, it is time for a final verdict on the Kimberlite tires.

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Ritchey Design 700 X 40mm Speedmax WCS Tires: Checkpoint

I found the Speedmax to be stable on loose gravel, and capable in a bikepacking situation on deeper gravel as well.

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American Classic Kimberlite 700 X 40mm Tires: Checkpoint

It (the Kimberlite) felt less wooden and stiff than the previous versions of American Classic tires and more akin to a tire costing much more.

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Goodyear County Tires: At The Finish

The County is the tire one should look to for mostly paved riding or where the unpaved roads are typically harder, smoother, and not covered in deep crushed rock.

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Ritchey Design 700 X 40mm Speedmax WCS Tires: Getting Rolling

The Ritchey Speedmax WCS 700 X 40mm tires have an iconic look, an aggressive looking tread pattern, and seem pretty stout with their Stronghold casing.

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Goodyear County Tires: Checkpoint

In this post, I want to get to what I found out about the County tires on gravel, how they rolled on pavement, and anything else noteworthy.

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