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Bought these for a gravel bike that is used on chipped and tarred roads and other poorly maintained roads with occasional rail trail type surfaces. These tires handle the chipped surfaces taking care of most of the vibration you receive. When you get to decent pavement they ride like a dream , fast and handle well in fast downhill turns. The volume handles the clay and crushed limestone trails we have. For a high volume, low pressure tire this tire does extremely well on roads and trails . Have only put on about six hundred miles on them so far. But running through glass on several occasions and other road side debris I am quite pleased with their durability and flat resistance. One of the few items I felt truly needed to be heard about .It certainly fills a niche.
I use these tires on my gravel bike for all terrains. This tire works decently well on anything but may not be aggressive enough if you plan on riding in extremely rough or muddy conditions. It can handle some mud in a pinch, however, and I've set PRs on segments with muddy patches.
They corner well on dusty gravel roads and don't slow me down much on pavement or asphalt when compared to smoother tires.
I like the option for tan sidewalls, and the aesthetics of the tire are great.
The value is completely adequate and comparable to other tires on the market. I can't speak to how long they last, although they appear sturdy, and I expect to get at least 3-4 years out of these tires.
I have this tire setup tubeless on my front wheel, and it performs perfectly for digging in and getting through the turns. I live in Far Northern California, where for most of the year it is dry weather and therefor the trails tend to be dry and a bit loose. This tire rolls very fast in these conditions, but provides great traction when you need it. I have it paired with a Maxxis Recon on the back, and for me this has been a great combination.