Description - The Kojak is a light tyre with a wide profile and a smooth tread to keep if fast, comfortable and quiet. It makes a great choice for fast day to day riding on rougher roads.,32mm
Pros - Fast, comfortable and quiet with excellent cornering grip.
Cons - Lower puncture resistance, quite susceptible to cuts due to soft, rubber compound.
Description - This is the wide version of the Marathon plus offering all of the puncture resistance of the narrow version but a bit more of a cushioned ride.,47mm
Pros - Great puncture resistance, comfortable ride and good grip on all surfaces with a very long wear life. Easier to fit and remove than the narrow version.
Cons - Heavy and slow, this tyre has a lot of rubber to keep you safe from punctures.
Description - Urban and individual, an excellent all round tyre with a medium tread and a hard wearing compound.,47mm and great value for money.
The outstanding feature of this tyre is in the tread and its Green Compound. A rubber made of renewable and recycled raw materials in such a quality, that it is used for the first time in a conventional bicycle tire.
Pros - Low cost, good puncture resistance and long life, green compounds, high visibility reflective strip on the black version. Also available in a white wall option.
Cons - Reduced grip on smooth surfaces due to hard rubber compound and, slightly increased rolling resistance and weight compared to higher quality tyres.
Description - The original “Balloon Bike” tyre, the Schwalbe Big apple is a very, large tyre with lots of cushioning providing a feeling almost like having a small amount of suspension. This tyre gives a very comfortable ride.,50mm.
Pros - Comfortable ride, good all-around performance for speed, puncture, resistance and wear. Versatile, can be aired down for extra comfort without, risking pinch flats or pumped up for speed with good results due to minimal tread.
Cons - Quite large and heavy so they are not as fast rolling or aerodynamic as some smaller tyres.
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