Specialized 03 Nimbus Armadillo Tire Tire

5/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $29.99


Product Description

Improved Armadillo for 2003 provides even better bead-to-bead flat protection for ATB commuters or street denizens.


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Chris a Cross Country Rider from Burbank, CA.

Date Reviewed: August 5, 2004

Strengths:    Puncture resistant, Good traction

Weaknesses:    None yet

Bottom Line:   
With spending a lot of time riding a local bike trail in addition to my off-road adventures, I got sick of pushing the off-road tractor tires the bike came with on the pavement. I went to purchase a set of the cheaper version of these tires that doesn't have the "armadillo" technology. However, they didn't have them in stock so I went ahead and got these. I have to say that I would pay twice as much just for the performance they gave on the first day alone. Now I can keep up with the road bikes, well with some of them. No flats yet, and despite the problems some have had changing the cheaper version, these go on and off very easily. They also have a red sidewall that adds style points. Great tire for those who spend time on the pavement, just be prepared for the harsher ride and sketchiness in the dirt.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   Spoke & Wheel

Similar Products Used:   First set of road tires for my mountain bike

Bike Setup:   '04 Specialized Stumpjumper Disc Expert
Mods- only a Thompson seat post, and high rise Azonic bars so far

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