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11115Re: [rootsradicals] Re: Schwalbe Marathon Plus Tires?

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  • joel
    Mar 2, 2010
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      Hi Rich;

      The Australian wholesaler doesn't bring them in to the country and I
      can't justify the fuel used to fly in a consumable bike part.

      Cheers

      Joel

      On Tue, 2010-03-02 at 22:21 +0000, Rich wrote:
      >
      > Joel;
      >
      > The Marathon Plus Tour is available in 50-559 and is available from
      > Wallingford Bicycle Parts.
      >
      > http://www.wallbike.com/tires.html
      >
      > Rich Wood
      >



      > --- In rootsradicals@yahoogroups.com, joel <joel@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi Rich;
      > >
      > > They Big apple rolls a lot better then the marathon+, the marathon+
      > also
      > > suffers badly from sidewall wear and cracking if you're not careful
      > > about keeping the pressure high.
      > >
      > > That said if I could buy one in 50-559 I would run them. have a look
      > at
      > > what a co-worker of mine did it his
      > >
      > > <http://moz.net.nz/?p=74>
      > >
      > > Cheers
      > >
      > > Joel
      > >
      > > On Tue, 2010-03-02 at 19:19 +0000, Rich wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Anyone using these on an Xtracycle or Big Dummmy? I am thinking of
      > > > getting a pair as I live in goathead country and having a rear
      > flat on
      > > > the BD out on the road looks like it would be a PITA compared to
      > > > repairing a flat on a more normal bike with better rear wheel
      > access.
      > > > They are reputedly about the most puncture resistant bike tires
      > > > available.
      > > >
      > > > Any comparisons of rolling resistance versus Big Apples? I know
      > they
      > > > are considerably heavier.
      > > >
      > > > Rich Wood
      > > >
      > > >
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