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Offline wjohn

27" touring tires?
« on: July 02, 2004, 06:15:32 pm »
I have a Nishiki Seral touring bike which has seen many 50+ mile single day rides in Baja and Southern California, but mostly a darkened garage for the last several years. I would like to start muti-day road touring along the Pacific Coast. The most popular touring tires do not seem to be available in 27x1-1/4" size. I love this sturdy bike and the wheelset has been flawless. What would be a good choice of tires for fully loaded touring in a 27" size? Also, I really hate flats and this may be my first experience on wet roads.


Offline perpster

27" touring tires?
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2004, 08:40:36 pm »
Not a recommendation, but check out manufacturer websites such as:

http://cycleus.webmichelin.com/tires/worldtour.htm

Good luck!

Perp


Offline alyeska

27" touring tires?
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2004, 01:23:47 am »
I also ride an old Raleigh toruing bike with 27" wheels. You can find a wide variety of 27" tires an dwheels at http://www.sheldonbrown.com/harris/hub.html.

I bought the Michelin World Tours which are nice and big for loaded touring.

Offline DaveB

27" touring tires?
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2004, 02:35:02 am »
Nashbar and Performance both list 27" tires.  They aren't super light or the latest in cutting edge technology but they are available is a couple of widths and should be suitable for touring or recreational riding.