Michelin City Tires - Clincher

3.67/5 (3 Reviews)


Product Description

Protek plus layer for excellent puncture resistance. High mileage and excellent grip. Resistance to aging climatic variations and pollution. Slick tread with ample water channels. Reflective stripe on sidewall. 58-87 PSI. 26 x 1.40 35-559 ISO and 26 x


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Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Tim Daniels a Commuter

Date Reviewed: September 22, 2013

Strengths:    Excellent handling, Excellent puncture resistance.

Weaknesses:    Sidewall separation

Bottom Line:   
I liked these tires at first. They handle well, and are very puncture resistance. After about 500 miles they started feeling squirmy. Further investigation led to my discovering the bead separating from the sidewall in three or four places. The sidewall cord is parted all the way through and it appears all that was holding back a catastrophic blowout was a thin layer of inner sidewall rubber.

I wondered if maybe I had an outlier, but I found other reviews online at REI and it seems others have had this happen too. I recommend nobody use these tires for anything whatsoever. Blowouts at speed are not much fun.

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Favorite Ride:   The one I'm on at any given moment

Price Paid:    $35.00

Bike Setup:   Commuter with cool fenders and comfy saddle.


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by A from Il a Commuter

Date Reviewed: February 28, 2010

Strengths:    Tough

Weaknesses:    None. Well, maybe heavy.

Bottom Line:   
These are some tough good rolling tires. I love the 700X40. You actually find yourself looking for stuff to run over.

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Favorite Ride:   Commuting

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   Cross tires of all kinds.

Bike Setup:   Surly Cross Check single speed commuter.


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by whtabtroadbike a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: August 3, 2009

Strengths:    Thick, reflective sidewall

Weaknesses:    Feel a little squirrely if underinflated(guilty as charged)

Bottom Line:   
I yanked the stock tyres off my seek2 and put these on and couldn't be happier. I have tried to kill them by riding down trash strewn allies, along gravely railroad tracks, and glass covered pavement. Result:my confidence has returned.

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Favorite Ride:   any

Price Paid:    $16.00

Purchased At:   Tree Fort

Bike Setup:   urban assault vehicle-hybrid giant



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