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by leec27
16 Jul 2020, 2:13pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Changing tyres!
Replies: 25
Views: 806

Re: Changing tyres!

Have a look at https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/ Its likely you have tyres similar to marathon greenguard. (21 watts) Then decide if you can afford to switch to a pair of 28C GP5000. (10 watts) If the speed gain due to 10watts is not worth the cost of the tyres........ Agreed GP5000 are won...
by leec27
15 Jul 2020, 4:23pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Changing tyres!
Replies: 25
Views: 806

Re: Changing tyres!

Lol first tea break! I took my first break for a minute or so about 50km! Needed to refuel a little! My goal is 100km.
by leec27
15 Jul 2020, 4:02pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Changing tyres!
Replies: 25
Views: 806

Re: Changing tyres!

Ok Tim thank you for the advice I'll have a look at some tyres and play around with the psi

Regards
by leec27
15 Jul 2020, 11:35am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Changing tyres!
Replies: 25
Views: 806

Changing tyres!

Hello all! I've recently started long distance cycling (90km my current record) and I'm wondering to get more speed and better times from my bog standard Carrera Subway 1 with the usual 650 x 48b tyres if I were to change them to slick road tyres would I be able to get a bit more out of the bike? I ...