Michelin City Commuter Tyre

Discussion in 'Components, Accessories and Clothing' started by John the Monkey, 27 Jun 2008.

  1. John the Monkey

    John the Monkey Frivolous Cyclist

    Reviewed on UrbanVelo.com. Might be of interest to anyone thinking about a fatter tyre for a commuting bike.
  2. I have 700x28 City Transworld tyres on my racer.

    I got them for winter use as I go on lots of muddy and stoney back lanes but they are really good so I have kept them on for summer too.
    Refletive side wall is OK but wearing off a bit now.
    Done 1000 miles without a puncture (tempting fate there)
    No wear showing on them at all.

    I only have about 1mm clearance all round on the front forks so think a 32 is really no good for a racing bike.
    I would recommend them for the puncture proofing a road bike.
  3. Tynan

    Tynan Veteran


  4. OP
    John the Monkey

    John the Monkey Frivolous Cyclist

    Not every one can be the lycra clad speed merchant you and I some people are, Tynan.
  5. simoncc

    simoncc New Member

    I bought a couple of 700x28 Transworld City for £10 at one of those cycle sales advertised in the CTC mag. As you say, they are good for a bit of off road too.
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