Author Topic: Tyre/tire recommendations?  (Read 2218 times)

Online RDfella

  • Resident Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2017
  • Posts: 581
  • Karma: 5
Re: Tyre/tire recommendations?
« Reply #15 on: 08.07. 2019 14:14 »
Coater87 - agree. I usually buy michelin. And get the right size! My som was putting new tyres on his pile of chinese crapola a few weeks ago, and I noted the front tube had overlapped itself in places. It was too big for the tyre - and had been fitted by a professional tyre co!
Greybeard - around mid 70's.
'49 B31, '49 M21, '53 DOT, '58 Flash, '00 Firestorm, Weslake sprint bike.

Online Black Sheep

  • Resident Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2017
  • Posts: 602
  • Karma: 6
    • Where black sheep live
Re: Tyre/tire recommendations?
« Reply #16 on: 08.07. 2019 14:48 »
Wonder why the K70 didn't work for me. Heavier bike perhaps? Certainly had to lever myself off the seat after the slides and totter off to the laundry.
2 twins, 2 singles, lots of sheep

Online Greybeard

  • Jack of all trades; master of none.
  • Wise & Enlightened
  • *
  • Join Date: Feb 2011
  • Posts: 5681
  • Karma: 30
Re: Tyre/tire recommendations?
« Reply #17 on: 08.07. 2019 18:50 »
I will need tyres before next riding season. I'm thinking about buying Mitas brand.