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    Good larger size tires

    I am riding down in Solvang Cal next month and the ride leader is suggesting bringing the largest tires that fit your bike and running a lower pressure. Was thinking about taking my gravel bike with 36 or 38. Trouble is I know what to purchase for my road bike but have no idea what a good gravel / road tire to get. Can someone help! thanks

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    Probably get more response on the tires/wheels forum. And you should mention of you want light tread, knobs, smooth or what. Or just say a bit about the type of riding surface(s) you want them for.

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    Panaracer Gravel King 700x38 Tubeless
    https://www.panaracer.com/lineup/gravel.html

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    Oddly enough Wheels and Tires just might have some info you're looking for.
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    That depends on how much $$ you want to spend. It also depends on what type of terrain you will be dealing with.

    If you're flush, I can vouch for the Clement X'Plor MSO's which can handle gravel and also roll nicely on smooth pavement:

    https://www.biketiresdirect.com/prod...adventure-tire

    If you're looking to go on the cheap and your off-road sections aren't much more than hardpack, the Kenda Kwests roll nice and will serve you just fine:

    https://www.biketiresdirect.com/prod...SABEgIBqfD_BwE
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    The best gravel tires I have used are the Teravail Cannonballs. You can get them in 38s or 42s. Super durable, nice weight.

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    Lot's of good options from Donnelly Cycling (formerly licensed under Clement).

    Most of these can be had in either standard or tubeless versions.
    https://www.donnellycycling.com/collections/adventure

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