Street/Trials riding and 'Hard' Pavement Tires



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Matt.Weston

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Can anyone post experiences of using tyres specifically designed for
Pavement use on Street/Trials unicycles? All that I've seen have been
these massively-knobbly (usually Maxxis Creepy Crawler) tyres, and I'm
wondering how far experimentation with different tires has gone. Do
the BMX riders' Vert/Street tyres suit us, or are we best to stick with
the common ones?

A quick search turned up some tires such as the 'IRC Tire \"Lovers
Soul\"' (http://www.irctire.com/tires/lovers_soul_bmx.html), any
opinions on whether it's worth considering some experimentation into
specifically Pavement tyres for Urban trials would be appreciated
greatly! (Though I haven't checked out the price yet, looks like it
could be kinda pricey :p)

-Matt


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DK

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Matt.Weston wrote:
> Can anyone post experiences of using tyres specifically designed for
> Pavement use on Street/Trials unicycles? All that I've seen have been
> these massively-knobbly (usually Maxxis Creepy Crawler) tyres, and I'm
> wondering how far experimentation with different tires has gone. Do
> the BMX riders' Vert/Street tyres suit us, or are we best to stick with
> the common ones?
>
> A quick search turned up some tires such as the 'IRC Tire \"Lovers
> Soul\"' (http://www.irctire.com/tires/lovers_soul_bmx.html), any
> opinions on whether it's worth considering some experimentation into
> specifically Pavement tyres for Urban trials would be appreciated
> greatly! (Though I haven't checked out the price yet, looks like it
> could be kinda pricey :p)
>
> -Matt




if you have a 19'' rim, you are pretty much stuck with a trials tire.
If you have a true 20", you can trya wide bmx tire. That 1.85 is too
narrow for hopping, IMO, but check out maxxis's tires in somethng 2.2
or 2.1 or so


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