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Old 03-16-2008, 06:10 PM   #11
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Thanks to all who responded so far. The bike has BT45s on them, I believe, and they've lasted about 8,000 miles. It would be nice to get a little more miles out of them - but something that lasts 25,000 miles might be too scary to ride.
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Old 03-17-2008, 04:44 AM   #12
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I used Kenda Challengers the last years I commuted by bike. Very inexpensive, durable, and suprisingly well performing.
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Old 03-17-2008, 06:34 AM   #13
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Old 03-17-2008, 02:12 PM   #14
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Thanks to all who responded so far. The bike has BT45s on them, I believe, and they've lasted about 8,000 miles. It would be nice to get a little more miles out of them - but something that lasts 25,000 miles might be too scary to ride.
Acting reasonably sane- you should expect 12k max out of most of today's "tour" tires. That said: For a decade I have used (with good results) different versions of Metzler's Lazer series. The ME series on my BMW got in the neighborhood of 11k miles on pretty curvy terrain. The prices are a tad higher but the tire is great for distance, stick and rain. Good luck.
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