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    tyre choice help

    hi guys

    i have a marin rocky ridge with hope hoops and maxis high rollers 3.35" on, but i want to burn some miles on the road with very little offroad while the weathers bad over the winter, just to keep a little fitness up.

    what tires do u recomend for road with little offroad thrown in as the maxis are bit big n chunky for the road. something nice n fast not bothered about cost etc

    thanks a lot for the advice if anyone can advise

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    Just to clarify, you mean 2.35" right?

    I've known the Kenda Kwests to be a good slick tire, and if you want semi-slick, try the Michelin Country Rock. I like both of them.

    The Kendas are available in 26x1.5 @ 630gm and the Michelins available in 26x1.75 @ 560gm.

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    Does winter road usage involve any snow or icing where you are?
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    not really much snow UK. and yes the highrollers in 2.35" sorry typing error

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    Kenda small block 8. Superfast rolling with some tread in case you go offroad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoelovesDirt
    Kenda small block 8. Superfast rolling with some tread in case you go offroad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by quietcornerrider
    Just to clarify, you mean 2.35" right?

    I've known the Kenda Kwests to be a good slick tire, and if you want semi-slick, try the Michelin Country Rock. I like both of them.

    The Kendas are available in 26x1.5 @ 630gm and the Michelins available in 26x1.75 @ 560gm.

    Balls in your court.
    Heh- I was going to recommend some motorcycle tires...

    I have the Country Rocks as my semi-slicks - they are really good (on road and very firm hardpack) and pretty inexpensive.
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    If you're looking for a straight slick, +1 on the Kenda Kwest. They are super fast, and come in a 1.95 for more volume for hucking curbs and whatnot

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    Maxxis Monorails roll real easy and not too bad off road.
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    Maxxis Holy Rollers!! They are great on the street real fast rolling and if you adjust tire pressure they are ok on light off road
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