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Road bike tires with reflective stripes
When (if) I have to do a late evening ride, any safety feature is useful just in case. Reflectors on the jersey, LED lights & more. Do you have recommendations for 700 road tires with reflective stripes? Ineed them for fitness rides; durability is important.
I know schwalbe tires have the reflective stripe on some of their tires
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(06-14-2020, 08:02 AM)ManBearPig Wrote:  durability is important.

I'll check what I have on my regular trainer/"cross" bike; 30mm, l believe that they are KENDA. Inexpensive, so far about 500 miles/800km on urban roads, 100 miles/160km dirt trails; l ride at 90 psi/6.2 bar. No punctures (yet). Great visibility!
I also use reflective tape on my shoes and pedals (racing pedals that cannot have reflectors mounted).

Easy to pick out my reflective tires!
Take care,

"I am become Death, the destroyer of bicycles." NJS
(06-14-2020, 08:02 AM)ManBearPig Wrote:  700 road tires with reflective stripes? I need them for fitness rides; durability is important.

I was mistaken, they are Specialized "ESPOIR SPORT" "Blackbelt" tires. 85-95psi/6-6.5 bar 700x30mm. They are definitely a road tire, I ride them at 90 psi on tarmac and medium packed dirt terrain, granted I am in 7th-8th gear (12 speed) at a high cadence in the dirt/grass. I have no problem doing 18mph/29kmh on the pavement. I do not remember the cost, but they have served their purpose showing very minimal wear so far.

Here is a photo of the tread pattern:


Take care,
Take care,

"I am become Death, the destroyer of bicycles." NJS
Painkiller already mentioned Schwalbe, a plus for that. Their Durano Plus definitely has reflex version; you can look at Schwalbe road tires here: https://www.schwalbe.com/en/road
I appreciate the suggestions and will look into them! Rolleyes

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