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I've been riding Specialized Nimbus Armadillo's and am very satisfied with the flat resistance. But it only comes in 700 X 38. I'd like to try a 32 in the Bontrage Satellite Elite.

Does this tire resist flats as well as the Armadillo's?

Is there another tire you would recommend.

I find the Armadillo's pretty bomb proof.

Jeff
 

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ironhorse1 said:
I've been riding Specialized Nimbus Armadillo's and am very satisfied with the flat resistance. But it only comes in 700 X 38. I'd like to try a 32 in the Bontrage Satellite Elite.

Does this tire resist flats as well as the Armadillo's?

Is there another tire you would recommend.

I find the Armadillo's pretty bomb proof.

Jeff
Nimbus Armadilo is not only version of Armadillo available, there are much more, e.g. Infinity Armadillo exists as 700x32 (as well as 700x38). Really, different version of Armadillos exist in all sizes from 700x23 and up. Check carefully www.specialized.com
 

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ironhorse1 said:
I've been riding Specialized Nimbus Armadillo's and am very satisfied with the flat resistance. But it only comes in 700 X 38. I'd like to try a 32 in the Bontrage Satellite Elite.

Does this tire resist flats as well as the Armadillo's?

Is there another tire you would recommend.

I find the Armadillo's pretty bomb proof.

Jeff
Continental Top Touring 2000. Tough as nails....or maybe tougher. I've never had a puncture flat with them.
 

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700x23 Armadillo's are good

ironhorse1 said:
I've been riding Specialized Nimbus Armadillo's and am very satisfied with the flat resistance. But it only comes in 700 X 38. I'd like to try a 32 in the Bontrage Satellite Elite.

Does this tire resist flats as well as the Armadillo's?

Is there another tire you would recommend.

I find the Armadillo's pretty bomb proof.

Jeff
I've used the the 700x23 Armadillo with no problems. Used it for commuting and have never gotten a flat with it. I pump my tires up to the max to avoid pinch flats everyday.
 

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Tahoma said:
I've used the the 700x23 Armadillo with no problems. Used it for commuting and have never gotten a flat with it. I pump my tires up to the max to avoid pinch flats everyday.
Gee-considering how hard 'dillos ride, the fillings in your teeth must be loose by now....
 

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Dave_Stohler said:
Gee-considering how hard 'dillos ride, the fillings in your teeth must be loose by now....
Sorry to resurrect a dead thread but since I've put 'Dillos on my road bike
I've been to the dentist no less than three times. Coincidence?
 
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