[CR]Good tires for Araya 20A rims?

(Example: Racing)

Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 23:19:00 -0400
From: "Tim Fricker" <tymncycle@gmail.com>
To: "Classic Rendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: [CR]Good tires for Araya 20A rims?

Okay, since someone asked about tires for a Module E, I figure it's as good a time as any to see if anyone has suggestions for currently available tires that work well on the old Araya 20A rims I have on my Centurion Professional. They are about the same width as the Mavic Module E, but the key difference is they don't really have much of a "hook" to them. I've tried my preferred tires, the Panaracer Pasela, both old and new style, but they climb right off the rim when fully inflated, and the tube blows out.

So who has found a good, high quality, reasonably high pressure tire that works on these puppies? Preferably tan sidewalls, preferably 25-28mm wide. Anyone?


Tim Fricker
bikes@vienna, llc
Vienna, VA, USA
Recumbents, folders, tandems, commuters, etc.