warthog1 wrote:2036 km from the randonneur and the red line was almost continuous around the tread. Ditched it and on with the schwalbe lugano.
Famous last words but I am done with leather tyres. The bike feels so much more lively without a thick heavy rear tyre on. The heavier/thicker the tyre, the more it sucks the life out of the ride. I think I'm with SSScott here,singlespeedscott wrote:life is too short to ride heavy tyres
I reckon a durano plus is as thick as I'll go in future.
I use Schwalbe ones. first one lasted about 7-8 weeks at best. , but it rolls, is smooth and handles well. Puncture resistance on sub-standard bike paths: Nil