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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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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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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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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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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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WTB Sealant: Getting Rolling

ealant is a lot like tires are when it comes to opinions. What is legend and what is fact gets lost in the passionate takes some folks have concerning which one is ‘best’. So, as far as this opening introduction goes for this new sealant from WTB, many of you may, no doubt, dismiss it out of hand because of your choices. That’s fine. This review is not being done to evangelize anyone. But those who have a more open mind to new ideas should read on.

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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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Pirelli Cinturato Gravel H Tires: At The Finish

So who is this tire for…..They are the kind of rider that wants a bullet-proof, easy tubeless set up, a tire that doesn’t require baby-sitting in terms of air pressure retention, and a tire that wears well. That is a tough combination to get right, but I believe that Pirelli did get this right with the Cinturato Gravel H tires.

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