Airless Tires on this new bicycle from specialized
Author: Eric Bender
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Does it have the same resistance as an air tire
I just looked at this bike today at the local Specialized bike shop where I live. I was very surprised to see that anyone came out with airless tires on an adult bike. I couldn’t take the bike for a ride, as it was raining out, so I couldn’t get a feel for how the tires feel. The bike shop salesman said I’d have a hard time distinguishing between regular tires and the airless tires. I’m curious as to how the airless tires ride and hold up. I’d love to have a bike with airless tires, as long as I knew they would provide a smooth ride. Lord knows I’ve had my share of flat tires on both my road bikes and other hybrid bikes I used to own. From the reviews I’ve read, not many people have positive things to say about the airless tires, which leads me to believe that buying a bike with traditional clincher tires are the way to go, as it has been for decades.