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700 x 26mm - Brown
Panaracer Gravel King 700c Tire
700c x 26mm
Panaracer Gravel King 700c Tire

Panaracer Gravel King 700c Tire

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Equipped with the Gravel King, rides need not end where the pavement stops, they need not even see any pavement at all. Natural rubber, a puncture protection breaker, and a special casing for low rolling resistance make this tire suitable for just about any road surface be it concrete, asphalt, dirt, or (of course) gravel. 127 threads per inch makes for a very supple tire, and the claimed weight of 240g (26mm version) will appeal to the weight conscious.

The Gravel King Tire is available in 700c x 26mm (26-622 ISO) and 700c x 28mm (28-622 ISO).

Applications: Performance Road Riding, Training/Recreational, Pavement/Dirt Roads 

Threads Per Inch: 126 TPI

Made in: Japan 

700c x 26mm

Weight: 240 grams

Width: 26 mm

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 26-622 mm

Max Pressure: 105 psi

700c x 28mm

Weight: 270 grams

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 28-622 mm

Max Pressure: 105 psi

700c x 32mm

Weight: 320 grams

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 32-622 mm

Max Pressure: 95 psi

700 x 38mm - Tubeless Ready

Weight: 320 grams

700 x 26mm - Brown

Weight: 320 grams

700 x 28mm - Brown

Weight: 320 grams

700 x 32mm - Brown

Weight: 320 grams

700 x 38mm - Brown Tubeless Ready

Weight: 320 grams

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Reviewed 9/10/2018
by Nigel
Cycling Enthusiast
Vancouver
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Excellent tire, best bang for your buck.

Best value for performance weight and protection. Not the longest wearing tire but great for spring summer and fall, I switch to a thicker tire for the winter months.

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Reviewed 9/6/2018
by Anonymous
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Great tires

Super cool tires fast and very grippy they are everything i was hoping for. One thing they are hard to get on the wheel i mean hard besides that awesome product.

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Reviewed 11/9/2018
by John
Daily Commuter
western Oregon
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Thin easy to puncture, very supple

This tire is very supple which is why I purchased it. I didn't know that it was so light and punctured so easily. I hope to solve the puncture problem with some tire liners.

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Reviewed 9/17/2018
by DB
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NYC
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Nice ride, offers confidence on lousy NYC streets.

I bought these thinking they would be durable and they seem to be. Although I don't crush gravel, they offer confidence on really lousy NYC streets. They are a lot more comfortable than my previous Mavic clinchers. I like the size, which is listed as 26mm, but may be more like a thinner 28mm. I didn't think I had clearance for 28mm tires so these worked out well. So far, a few hundred miles and no cuts, nicks or bruises. The only rub is the very tight fit. Hopefully they will stretch after a bit of time and I can stop carrying tire levers.

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Reviewed 8/24/2018
by Trevor McDonald
Wichita
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Super tire

So happy with these tires. Such a big deference going tubeless and from 35s to 38s. There is a huge difference cornering and on the open road it feels much softer. On the gravel I cant say enough about these tires They seem to be holding up everything that I can throw at them. Ive only put about 400 miles on the set since getting them but I believe that theyre going to be the tire for me.

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Reviewed 3/26/2017
by MadFiberRide
Competitive Racer
Seattle
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8 of 8 customers found this review helpful.
32mm - Great tire for all round riding with packed dirt.

Used on a go-for-coffee bike and general commuter on a route that includes some hilly grass sections and trails. Very nice riding and they feel fast.

No flats yet. If you are getting 5 flats in 100 miles, there is something other than the tire causing a problem.

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Reviewed 7/26/2018
by NP
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Vancouver
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0 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Best all round tire period.

Best all round tire I've used in terms of price weight and performance. Only thing I don't like is the name and logo, should be called allroad or something Gravel King kinda seems silly.

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Reviewed 7/20/2018
by HG
Casual Cyclist
Bellbrook, OH
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Fast, light, and SMOOTH

Put the 700x38C (622-40) on my Trek Crossrip 3 recently for some light gravel. These tires are really cushy and very fast. No noise on pavement at all. I did have a horrible time getting them to mount. Very tight.

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Reviewed 7/9/2018
by villa891
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Olathe, KS
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Great tires!

I bought these tire to replace a set of Compass Bon Jon tires (which I liked a lot) and have been pleased so far. Panaracer makes tires for Compass so I knew the quality of the tire and at a better price. I run these tires at 50psi when I ride the road and drop down to 40psi when riding gravel. I love how they respond on either surface.

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Reviewed 2/9/2015
by Anonymous
Oregon
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19 of 19 customers found this review helpful.
Better than my old gatorskins! My new favorite winter training road tire.

Gravel kings have been great! I was a little worried it would be too much tire tread for how much road riding I do but I love them. There's so much crap on the road this time of year they definitely provide some extra security. 28's are the way to go! No issues on group rides at all or holding my speed plus it's nice knowing if I want to take a detour on some fire roads i can link all kinds of new rides together. I've ridden them anywhere from 80 to 105 psi, no pinch flats or flats at all. I've put at least 500 miles on them already & they still look brand new.

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Reviewed 6/5/2018
by Anonymous
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4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
wish it was more supple

good value, but rides a big harsh. for slicks i prefer compass over gravel kings.

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Reviewed 5/17/2018
by AMH
Cycling Enthusiast
Indiana
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Best IndianaMidwest Road Tires

Absolutely love these tires. I could just stop there, but they really are a game changer for me.

On a Niner RLT Steel, with Next 28XM wheels. The wheels are pretty wide internally, and spread the tire nicely. I'm riding on typical IndianaMidwest chip and seal, gravel, and dirt roads. They soak up all the buzz, all the noise, roll like race tires (setup tubeless 40psi), and corner nicely. I've got no reservations cornering with them on all but the roughest, loosest gravel.

They set up tubeless reasonably well, with a bit of fidgeting, but no real issues. I've got around 750 miles on them, and they're starting to wear a little, though nothing frightening. I'd highly recommend these.

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Reviewed 5/18/2018
by Anonymous
Pennsylvania
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Fantastic tires!

What I was shopping for in a bike tire tubeless ready, 36 mm, smooth road tire. My wife purchased a set of Compass tires last year and loves them. I later learned her Compass tires are manufactured by Panaracer.

Installation and tubeless set up was not the easiest experience. I mounted the tires to 25mm WTB rims. Mounting to those rims was the challenge as the design is unique to WTB. They have been outstanding however and very much worth effort need to set them up.

I have just passed the 500 mile point with the set. I believe I could get 2,000 additional miles out of the set. They are comfortable and confident on the road. I have not attempted to ride through greasy mud or thick loose soil. The tread is not aggressive nor designed for those conditions. I have enjoyed some singly track and not very technical off-road riding. The tires handled everything flawlessly.

So if your looking for a tire that is tubeless, capable through multiple terrains, durable, and good looking - Pick up a set!

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Reviewed 7/28/2017
by Edward Grey
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Indianapolis, in
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6 of 6 customers found this review helpful.
great tires

Great fires, my bike came with 700-38c Schwalbe Road Plus commuting style tires. They felt like molasses and had a ton of rolling resistance. They felt ok on corners but i never wanted to take anything too tight, especially as speed at speed. not great traction in dirt, they got squirmy fast. I got these in 700x32c and they feel great. they corner much better, and roll sooooo much better. i have not had to take them through dirt yet but they feel so much better already. the only downside is it took me about 2 hours, tire levers, and one pinched tube to get them on. they are a TIGHT fit. great tires, I will buy again.

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Reviewed 5/1/2018
by Anonymous
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Long Island, ny
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1 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Fast , low rolling resistance

If your looking for a great dual purpose tarmac , gravel tire this is it. Well, for very smooth gravel and Hardpack. Very fast on regular roads with higher pressure. Even in the 38-40 size. Great tire!

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Reviewed 4/30/2018
by Anonymous
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Long Island, ny
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Fast , low rolling resistance

If your looking for a great dual purpose tarmac , gravel tire this is it. Well, for very smooth gravel and Hardpack. Very fast on regular roads with higher pressure. Even in the 38-40 size. Great tire!

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Reviewed 4/24/2018
by celilo
Casual Cyclist
Amelia Island, FL
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Enjoying the 700 x 38 Tubeless

I have a couple of hundred miles on these tires, so this is really just a first impressions review.

Even though these are tubeless ready, I intended to run them with tubes. I moved from New Mexico to Florida and no longer fight goat-heads on every ride.

I had been running Hutchinson Sector 28's on a ghetto tubeless setup and they were great tires while they lasted, both the initial and warranty replacement Sectors had the sidewall separate from the bead. I thought that the Sectors were the most difficult tire to mount, but the Gravel Kings gave edged them out.

I ended up removing the tubes and mounting tubeless to give me the bit more space needed to get the Gravel Kings mounted. It was still a struggle even with a Tire Bead Jack. I imagine that these are generally a tight mounting tire, but they would probably go on much easier with a true tubeless rim. I'm on a budget)

While not as fast as my Sectors, moving to a 38 Gravel King makes my Cross Bike ride extraordinarily comfortable. I can keep my butt on the seat over terrain, like uneven sidewalks, that would previously have forced me to either stand off of my seat or visit the proctologist. The ride is acceptably fast for a tire with the comfort and traction offered by the Gravel King with acceptably low rolling resistance.

In Florida I deal with a lot of blown sand and I comfortable attack my ride through such obstacles. That said, this will not work, nor did I expect such, in deeper sand.

Durability is still out, but I've run over a bunch of stuff strewn into the bike lane and steered off road to avoid oncoming bikes and pedestrians without issue in the brief period that I've been running these tires. I've yet to get sprayed with Stan's tire sealant, not even small punctures to this point. That's OK, I had a virtual Stan's shower on the last few miles of my Sectors.

Early verdict is that I would highly recommend these for someone seeking a comfortable and secure ride for road and light off-road riding. Mounting is the only downside and that issue is likely less of a problem for other rims. I'm never going back to 28s or smaller unless I have a second dedicated road bike.

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Reviewed 6/19/2017
by durishange
Pittsburgh, PA
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Good Tire

I like the tires. They roll nicely. I use them on commutes and training rides. Any flats have occurred because I failed to inflate fully. That's my fault, not the tires. I've ridden on some rail trail, road and some service roads. I would repurchase.

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Reviewed 6/22/2017
by rrnsd
Cycling Enthusiast
San Diego
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0 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Durable tire that won't slow you down

Great tire, was able to buy a few pairs on sale around $37 each. No complaints

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Reviewed 2/26/2018
by The Dude
Cycling Enthusiast
Seattle, WA
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6 of 7 customers found this review helpful.
Great for dirty roads

So far this is a great winter road tire in the PNW where we routinely have tree, sand, gravel and other debris from winter storms all over the B-roads.

Seems grippy on wet and damp roads, not deterred by left over road sanding from snow storms.

Confident wet and dirty asphalt corners, paint stripes don't seem too scary. Comfortable ride.

While the clothing-cafe types are busy dodging pellets and ruining their carbon rims in February you can pretty comfortably hold the line and roll right over whatever.

32s seem a bit squirmy at high speeds when at medium pressures, but that shouldn't surprise anyone. A race tire this is not.

Time will tell how they hold up to our urban debris (read glass) and horrible roads. I've found some Panaracers to be more delicate than other brands, so I'll be keeping a close eye out for shredding or cuts.

So far on track for 5 stars, but too soon and trajectory could always change.

So far, so good.

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