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jaybo1973jaybo1973 Posts: 301
edited April 2014 in MTB buying advice
Hi all

I just received my panracer tyres. They came highly recommended on here and via the research I did . one thing I hadn't realised is they are made by Panasonic. Seems very odd? Lol


  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,599
    Hence the 'Pana' in Panaracer.

    To be fair, I only worked that out fairly recently as well.
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  • jaybo1973jaybo1973 Posts: 301
    Interesting. I am very impressed with the tyres. May have had second thoughts had I have known. Don't know why? I would have missed out. I tested them on the road, they seem to stick and fast roll at the same time.
  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,802
    It's an industrial conglomerate, lots are.

    Fuji heavy industries own Fuji bikes and Subaru cars as well as lots of companies you would call 'heavy industry'.

    It's not who owns the company that counts, it's the product.
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  • Rup79Rup79 Posts: 8
    I went from some standard Kendra tyres to some Panaracer ones and wow the Panaracer ones are good.

    Same here, only realised they were Panasonic when I read it on the actual tyres!
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