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Elk Pass 26” road tire (32-559)

Compass Bicycles recently introduced a new 26” x 1.25” (32-559) tire, the Elk Pass. I purchased a pair to see if they would live up to my expectations. After riding them for over 700 miles on paved and dirt roads,

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A Reader Asks: “How narrow a tire should I use to get a benefit from lower rolling resistance?”

Tire Contact Patch

Tires are one of the most fascinating aspects of the bicycle. They can make or break the comfort and efficiency of the ride. Common sense used to have it that the narrower the tire was and the higher the pressure

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