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by greenamex2
27 Sep 2016, 10:21am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Tyre choice
Replies: 40
Views: 3183

Re: Tyre choice

Slime tubes don't exactly speed you up! I found I needed to take the valves out and wash them to get them working so I could top up the tyres.....I gave up on slime in the end, just carry a couple of spare tubes. They are a temporary solution until I decide what way to go. Gotta say I was quite sho...
by greenamex2
27 Sep 2016, 9:59am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Tyre choice
Replies: 40
Views: 3183

Re: Tyre choice

Thanks everybody. I think I will stick some slime tubes in the tyres the bike came with (Bontrager CX3) and do some runs to see just how muddy it gets. That way I can make a more informed decision. I suspect the answer is going to be "VERY" and I will have to sacrifice road speed! Got to s...
by greenamex2
26 Sep 2016, 5:57pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Tyre choice
Replies: 40
Views: 3183

Re: Tyre choice

Would help!

700 diameter

Then bike is a Cyclocross so can go pretty wide...comes with 32 as standard.

Thanks
by greenamex2
26 Sep 2016, 4:46pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Tyre choice
Replies: 40
Views: 3183

Tyre choice

Hi Any opinions on tyre choice for the following commute - 4 miles of tow path (so compacted gravel with a bit of mud) 4 miles of national cycle route (reclaimed disused train line so more compacted gravel and even more mud) 4 miles of tarmacked road I will be commuting all year round/all weathers b...