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Panaracer Pacenti Pari-Moto 650b Road Tire

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The Pari-Moto is a high performance road tire for your 650b bike, designed by Pacenti and beautifully executed by Panaracer.

Measuring a full 38mm wide, the Pari-Moto's ample air volume is complimented by a supple casing and a sticky, low profile rubber tread that slick in center and lightly textured on the shoulders. The result is a tire that floats over road imperfections, delivers an excellent blend of traction and speed, and holds its own over the dirt and gravel.

The Pari-Moto is available in Black/Black or Black/Tan (Skinwall), 650b x 38mm (38-584 ISO), with a folding bead. The Black/Black version features a 127 TPI casing, while the Black/Tan version features a 67 TPI casing. Weight also varies between the two colors, 280g/300g, respectively.

Note: The 650b tire size is sometimes referred to as "27.5 inch." This tire is not compatible with 27 inch, 650c, or 700c wheels.

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The product weight specified is an approximate weight based on the manufacturer's specifications (if available) or our measurement of one or two examples. For most products, the weight will typically vary by 5% to 10%.

Wheel Size: 650B (ISO 584) 

Tire Type: Clincher-Folding 

Application: Performance Road 

Application: Pavement/Dirt Roads 

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

RimSize: 584 mm

Width: 38 mm

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 38-584 mm

Min Pressure: 55 PSI

Max Pressure: 75 PSI

Made in: Japan 

Black/Black - 650b x 38mm

Weight: 280 grams

Tire Width: 38mm (1.5in) 

Black/Tan - 650b x 38mm

Weight: 300 grams

Tire Width: 38mm (1.5in) 

Black/Black - 650b x 42mm

Weight: 300 grams

Tire Width: 42mm (1.7in) 

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Reviewed 5/13/2019
by babypop
Cycling Enthusiast
Southeastern PA
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
so far, so supple!

I've commuted on the 42c version of this tire and it's worked great. I'm about 5'-11' and 180 lbs. and the bike is a MTB to 650b conversion. I ran the tires at 40-45psi with a porteur (front) rack, wherein I daily carried 15-30 lbs. The tires wore well, were secure in all weather (even minimal slush), and still have life after two years. No issue with flats, but the roads I ride are fairly well kept.

I just got a set of the 38c version for an all-road build (700 to 650b conversion). So far, I've done several 17-18 mph group road rides and a big gravel ride with 4000 ft. of climbing. For road rides, I've run 45psi. The rolling resistance is low and the cornering at speed is noticeably more secure than when the bike was set up as 700x33. I can sit right in with no issue, and only notice compression on harder standing efforts. I could increase the pressure but I'd rather keep the supple feel.

For mixedgravel terrain I use about 40psi, and could probably go down to about 38psi and not bottom out. On hard pack and gravel, the tire grips well and tracks true. I experienced some slipping on a 10%-ish climb with loose terrain and had to unclip, but that was extreme (and likely user error). Even at 38c, the tires absorb a lot of the roughness while still rolling smoothly.

I use CompassRene Herse tires on my dedicated road bike, so I know supple ). That stated, for my budgetutility bikes the Pari-Moto is comparable if not dead even in ride quality.

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Reviewed 6/11/2018
by RP
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1 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Sorta ok

The first two I got I really liked- thin, light, supple- handled gravel nicely. I feared punctures, but never yet.

The second pair had a lump, lump, lump to it. Don't know if it was the front or back, it could be a mounting error, could be quality control. Don't know. Took them off, put on a set I knew were OK. I'll go back to the pari-moto's eventually, see if the egg shape is still there. I suppose that leaves me 5050-great tire, great price , probably not buy again.

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Reviewed 5/18/2018
by RP
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3 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
I like 'em

I've used these in sand, gravel, mud and pavement. No punctures or ripped casing. Surprising, since they are light, thin and flexible. A good price, too, for 650's. Don't need to get more yet, I got 4. I like all black casing-look better on a white bike.

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Reviewed 2/19/2018
by SpandoRando
Daily Commuter
Portland, OR
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4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
Not what I was looking for.

I got these tires in 42 for a Twin Six Rando. They feel the best on dry urban pavement at a low psi but with little puncture resistance they went flat within a week. Running tubeless fixed that problem. Once things get wet these tires slide more then my usual WTB Horizon or Panaracer Pasela.

I will ride these tires till they're done but won't by another.

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Reviewed 9/30/2016
by Joey
Competitive Racer
San Francisco, CA
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3 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
Light and fast rolling tire on both tarmac and gravel that easily punctures. 42mm purchased.

The Pari Moto is a great tire that is easy to keep above 34kmh on both pavement and gravel. However this comes at a price of puncture protection. The tire is easily punctured by shards of gravel and goat heads. If you're going on fire roads or single tracks running with inner tubes bring a lot.

I have this set up tubeless, with sealant so that helped with the punctures. The tire itself is not advertised as tubeless compatible and you will need sealant to keep the air in. Without sealant, expect the tire to be flat in 20 minutes.

If you only plan on using this on the street the tire is great, if you're looking on riding some gravel also, look at a different tire.

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