I need new tyres for my Hybrid (700x35)

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I need new tyres for my Hybrid (700x35)

Postby Scrap » Sat Jul 30, 2011 10:30 am

I have a 90's Giant hybrid with 700x350 tyres on it.They are the original tyres therefor perished and unsafe.
I'm having all kinds of trouble finding replacement tyres for this bike.
Can anyone suggest a good bike shop in Brisbane city?
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Re: I need new tyres for my Hybrid (700x350)

Postby MattyK » Sat Jul 30, 2011 4:45 pm

Sure that's not 700x35C ???
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Re: I need new tyres for my Hybrid (700x350)

Postby CommuRider » Sat Jul 30, 2011 5:23 pm

Yep, they would be rather large fat tyres at 350.
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Re: I need new tyres for my Hybrid (700x350)

Postby HappyHumber » Sat Jul 30, 2011 5:26 pm

indeedly, 700x35 would seem more like it.

Can't see why such tyres are hard to get locally.... it'd have to be a pretty small, specialised store not to carry such a standard size or something close enough to it (~32-38mm).

Phone around if you want to save your shoe leather or petrol whilst the treadly is off the road ;)
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Re: I need new tyres for my Hybrid (700x350)

Postby Scrap » Sat Jul 30, 2011 5:48 pm

Haha thanks guys,yeah that'd be a lot of rubber to push around :oops:

Ive tried a couple of bike shops around the area and was surprised with the lack of choice.
I was originally looking for a coloured tyre...but threw that idea in to the to hard basket.
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Re: I need new tyres for my Hybrid (700x35)

Postby Scrap » Sun Jul 31, 2011 1:30 pm

Hey thanks for all the links,i might have to shop online after all :)
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Re: I need new tyres for my Hybrid (700x35)

Postby waynohh » Mon Aug 01, 2011 11:53 am

Continental sport contacts 700x37.
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Re: I need new tyres for my Hybrid (700x35)

Postby Mugglechops » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:09 pm

I got some 700x38 Schwalbe marathin cross tyres to replace my 35mm Maxxis tyres.

So far so good after 500kms on the rear. And only $33 from CRC
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Re: I need new tyres for my Hybrid (700x35)

Postby MikeyD360 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:46 pm

Hi,

I recently had to replace the tyres on my Hybrid .
I went to the LBS and got some Michelin Citys in 700x35C.
They were about $40ea and come with a reflective strip along the sidewall, much like the original Merida Speed40 tyres the bike came with.
They also had less knobbly tread and more of a smooth road tyre, but with deep water grooves which was more suitable for the riding I was doing.

They have great grip in the dry, and good braking grip in the wet, but when the road is damp/greasy, just be careful how hard you corner (goes without saying). Durability also seems good.

I noticed a pretty good gain in average speed to with the reduced rolling resistance.

Recommend these easily if your riding is on the asphalt.
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Re: I need new tyres for my Hybrid (700x35)

Postby Scrap » Mon Aug 01, 2011 7:03 pm

Thanks guys they're both good lookin tyres.I appreciate your advice and suggestions. :)
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