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mixalive
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This ever happened to you?

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I went for a 12 mile single track ride at the Rocky Hill Ranch in Smithville, TX today on the A2M and this is what happened to my tires.. They are Smoke and Dart Panaracers. Almost all the knobs got knocked off and you can see the chord in some places. They looked like new when I first set out, but I have to admit... The were about 13 years old.. :roll: .......................Vintage tires suck..
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Yes,and for same reason...tires that should have been layed to rest years before. A buddy could not ride his mtb anymore and wanted to try road,so being nice I pull my old Cannodale out of the dust pile with the tires and latex tubes from the early 90's....well tires came apart and tubes were stuck to tires. I worry about the ss tires on my Cuda doing the same..but it looks like the new fashion for mtb tires is 2" or more with BIG knobs...HATE them, I like nice lite ss no bigger than a 1.9. Lite,fast and hook up great on limestone...you just have to know that there is no bombing into wet areas or butt meets ground. Anyways SORRY your ride end like that,noticed where you wrote about going for a ride on the Fb site
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Yeah, the rubber seems to break down. The Panaracer smoke is my all time favorite tire. I recently picked up a continental trail king because it reminded me of the smoke and I love this tire.

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