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Whats a good cyclocross tire for a winter commuter?

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I'm doing a winter build and just got some challenge grifos for a good price but then learned that they wear out prematurely on ashphalt. Any sugfestions?
     
November 15, 2017 02:32 PM
citycyclist247
From: New York , NY
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i'm really into my Panaracer Gravel King SK's

edit" yeah i had grifos and while i really love challenge tires they do wear out pretty quick and get flats all the time
     
November 15, 2017 03:59 PM
moose
From: southern california
475 posts
6 bikes
+1
     
November 15, 2017 11:10 PM
CheddarJackJ
From: Portland, OR.
35 posts
5 bikes
Depends what kind of climate we're talking. Also are you racing? I've had very good luck with the Schwalbe X-one and by good luck, I mean it's the only tire I'll run. but if you live in a less rainy tire you might want to look into a wider tire with smaller knobs like the maxxis rambler or the Gravel King. If you're not racing fuck anything smaller than 35 and just run the biggest tire you can fit
     
November 16, 2017 02:08 AM
cyclegoth
From: Portland, Or
31 posts
7 bikes
No I'm not doing any racing , thanks for the feedback , will search for some other tires.
     
November 16, 2017 11:41 AM
citycyclist247
From: New York , NY
985 posts
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Check out 45NRTH tires, either the Xerxes or Gravdal nether are cx tires but are winter commuting specific and will fit on most cross rigs
     
November 17, 2017 09:05 PM
mnmash
From: MPLS
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4 bikes

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