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    Vee Rubber Speedster Tirees

    Picked these up today. MSRP $49. They are also known under the Sunlite and Origin8 brands. 26x3.5. I have these mounted on 100mm Fat Sheba rims.

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    Where did you get them? Like the whitewalls!

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    They're Sunlite Brand Crusher tires. Same thing, wire bead. Get your LBS to get them from J&B importers.

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    Weight, diameter, etc etc?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Volsung View Post
    Weight, diameter, etc etc?
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    Quote Originally Posted by kuan View Post
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    Nice looking tire. Light, inexpensive, smooth rolling and looks like it would grip like mad on smooth pavement. A word of caution, though. Others have reported that tiny pebbles tend to be picked up in them and cause flats or fling back out at You. Maybe need sealant or thick tubes or a liner. And glasses.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kuan View Post
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    I just rode the KATY trail in Missouri (260 miles) on the Sunlites with no flats. Ran them around 15 PSI. They do kick a few rocks but I ran with fenders in anticipation.

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    Got my set of Krushers today. Set up with tubes for now - until I tackle my first split tube conversion this weekend. Vee Rubber Speedster Tirees-image.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by shacklyn View Post
    Got my set of Krushers today. Set up with tubes for now - until I tackle my first split tube conversion this weekend. Click image for larger version. 

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    How do you like those tires? Do they self steer very badly?

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    Quote Originally Posted by treym563 View Post
    How do you like those tires? Do they self steer very badly?
    the beauty of the speedsters is that they're slicks- road tires, if you will. As such, the perform best at higher pressures, between 15-30 psi, where there is absolutely no self steer. running them at anything below 12 psi defeats any advantage that these tires might offer.
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    The Sunlite Crusher's I've found on various sites are the wire bead, lower TPI than the Speedsters. For $36/ea it's hard to pass up. Would the wire bead Crushers be much worse than the folding bead Speedsters?

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    Quote Originally Posted by treym563 View Post
    The Sunlite Crusher's I've found on various sites are the wire bead, lower TPI than the Speedsters. For $36/ea it's hard to pass up. Would the wire bead Crushers be much worse than the folding bead Speedsters?
    For pavement and gravel I would recommend what you are finding, 60 tpi, wire bead. They are heavy but will not blow off your wheel @ 28-30psi. I wouldn't trust a 120tpi or folding bead tire over 15 psi. In another thread, it was reported the higher tpi speedsters would not stay seated @30psi on a 90mm wheel. Not good if blows while you are doing 35mph.
    Anyway, they(sunlites) work great, I have many miles on them.

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