More Strength For On And Off-Road Exploring
Michelin's Protek Cross Max 700c Tire offers a 5 mm thick puncture protection layer for maximum insurance against flats. The fast rolling tread pattern features a 3D cut tread pattern for optimum grip on and off road, and reflective sidewalls increase visibility for safety.
- Available in 700c x 32, 35, and 40 mm
- Weight: 845, 950, 1100 g
- Reflective sidewalls
- Wire bead
- E-Bike ready
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Wheel Size: 700C/29" (ISO 622)
Tire Type: Clincher-WireBead
Threads Per Inch: 22
RimSize: 622 mm
Black - 700c x 32mm
Weight: 750 grams
Tire Width: 32mm (1.3in)
Width: 35 mm
ISO (ETRTO) Size: 35-622
Max Pressure: 87 PSI
Black - 700c x 35mm
Weight: 850 grams
Tire Width: 35mm (1.4in)
Width: 37 mm
ISO (ETRTO) Size: 37-622
Max Pressure: 87 PSI
Black - 700c x 40mm
Weight: 950 grams
Tire Width: 40mm (1.6in)
Width: 42 mm
ISO (ETRTO) Size: 42-622
Max Pressure: 87 PSI
These tires have a very deep tread which helps prevent flats in the southwest where there are a lot of goat head thorns. Great for light gravel bike trails and pavement. The price is very reasonable compared to similar tires from other manufacturers.
Heavy duty tires, nice reflective line around them. Went on rims easily but had to adjust my fenders for the extra tread. Upgraded original tires on a 90ï¿½s TREK 7100 cross bike.
I bought these for my son's bike, not know how he would like them or how they would perform. The original tires have been prone to flats and the Michelins are so much thicker. My son likes them and they ride great, would purchase again!
I have had these tires on my bike for around 40 miles now and they perform great. The traction on a wet slippery road is the best I have ever had on my bike. I had a screw puncher my tire a few weeks ago and these tires sealed up and I was able to return home riding with a very small amount of air lost.
I highly recommend these tires!
This tire is the best! I put 700x32 on my road bike and converted it into an ATV.
You can go anywhere. You will never get a flat again. They are so thick between the tread and the protection layers that it's almost as thick as a car tire. You cannot pitch the tread at all its so thick. Like having 5 tire liners thick. This is the only tire so thick, you cannot pinch it.
Tread will give you some rolling resistance compared to no tread but that is the trade-off.
Grips on sand and dirt and pavement like suction cups.
Obviously not for heavy off-road riding around rocks with 700 cc wheels you are not going to do that anyway.
Super easy to install-no tools needed-seats easily and fast with finger pressure.
They are heavy though-but you can ride as I do over glass, goatheads, nails, potholes, broken roads, cracks, beach sand, sand piles, canal pavement, gravel, dirt roads etc. You will never get a flat and be in full control. Incredible stability.
Made in Taiwan-excellent quality. Country that has made some of the best bike parts and bikes for years.
I ride in Los Angeles-worst road in the USA and no problem-I am the King now-nothing on the road worries me.
Previously had Schwalbe and Victoria City 700 x 32 city tires. These Michelin Tires are far superior-no comparison.
Best of all is the little Michelin Man on the tire-it gives me comfort that I am riding with someone that is looking after my tires. Girls think he is cute too!
I bought two of these tires a little over a year ago, perhaps 2000 Km on my Trek 7700FX hybrid bicycle. The front tire looks almost new and the back tire is a little worn but not worn enough to warrant rotating the tires. Maybe next year. I ride mostly on roads, a little on sidewalks, occasionally on gravel, and rarely on dirt or grass. Good traction and road handling on all of those surfaces. The sidewalls of the tires have a bright reflective band which is handy for night riding.
An update to my earlier review: I have been riding these tires for over two years now. Just one flat tire, it was easy to remove and re-install. Front tire is still looking OK, the back tire is well worn; I am going to buy two more tires as soon as they are back in stock.
This Michelin Protek Cross Max tire is a very durable and tough tire. I have rolled over broken glass and other debris in the bike lane without damaging or a puncture. The ride is a little stiffer but not having to repair or replace the tube is a welcome trade off. The only negative that I can post is the tire does not run true on the rim also the reflective strip on the side walls are not centered correctly. Bike Tires Direct had these tires on a daily special the price was right also free shipping. Next time I may try another brand not quite sold on this product.
I purchased this tire to replace my often punctured original tires that come with bike.
These tires offer great grip and puncture protection for its price.
a little bit of con on this tire.. Itz a bit more heavier than i like..
Put these tires on my hybrid road bike for winter. They do fine in moderate slush and snow. If more I'll probably put on the studded. Easy to install overnight when the weather quickly changes! Tires look good on the bike.
Most excellent Tire especially for e-bikes I have put between 6 and 700 miles on the back wheel of my eBay I do not ever lock up the tire so we're in a very even pattern I recommend it to people with e-bikes so as not to get punctures
I cannot believe I just got a new one for $16, shipped. I would have liked to to last a bit longer, got about 2000 out of it. Tread had life but the sides were giving on the rear. Still, these things are awesome - I hope I don't jinx myself but never had a flat. Use them on my commute bike, and get them onto the dirt alot. Good tire for road, crappy road and fireroads. Went for the 40 this time.
Good traction, and wear resistance. The 35mm wide version is too wide for the Trek Domane SL6 disc with the tire rubbing the frame. This is my primary winter riding tire which is good for on and off road use.
I live in idaho boise the friggin goathead capital of the usa. I havn't been uslng it long but i think its the one to give them damn goatheads the finger! Rolls well is heavy but im riding an ebike not a weight wennie road bike. Handles good in wet pave and dirt trail
I got these tires to commute to work everyday and occasionally riding off-road. They are super durable and I love the reflective sidewalls. I did go down in size from my original tires (40mm to 35mm), but these seem to run big because they are roughly the same width. For my purposes the tires are great.
I always use Michelin tires on my bike for trouble-free performance - the ones I recently bought were the 700x40 to replace my thtee-year-old City Pilot Max tires. (700x35) that had over 15K miles and ZERO flats.
As always, very easy to mount and give a pleasant, smooth ride. However, the tires are somewhat larger than the desigated 40mm. I had to remove my SKS Longboard fendes so the tires could spin freely, though the fenders stated they could accommodate up to a 40mm tire. Barely a 2mm space between the front derailleur and the crest of the tire with the fenders removed. Not a problem if I rode this bike during only the clear weather, but it's my commuter bike and the rains decided to show up late this season - and Michelin Max tires last a long time!
I'll continue to use these until the smaller width ones are back in stock and order a set of those - and put those fenders back on!
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