Tyre Advice

baileyjb Posts: 41
edited July 2012 in Road general
Hi All
I have a Cyclo Cross Cannondale 105 Bike which from new has been set up for Road and have a set of Schwalbe Lugano 700 x 23 tyres which I am happy with. I will soon be getting a little more adventures and doing ride that involve mainly road but also quick sections along tow paths as well. Can anyone recommend tyres that will give me good road speed but also the grip on the tow paths? Was thinking of Schwalbe CX Comp 700c x 30

In the future will be looking at upgrading the Maddlx DRX6000 wheels would welcome any suggestions

Thanks in advance


  • nferrar
    nferrar Posts: 2,511
    Yeah CX Comps or Land Cruisers work fine for what you're describing
  • daveyroids
    daveyroids Posts: 223
    I use Land Cruisers, very good tyres.
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