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Michelin Lithion two Street Tire (Dark Gray, 700 x 23c)







Michelin Lithion 2 Road Tire (Dark Gray, 700 x 23c)

  • Two-tone Silica based tread with smooth center and chevron shoulder rubber
  • Overlapped 60 tpi ESC added supple casing reinforced with puncture resistant crown ply for a secure ride with puncture resistance
  • 10 grams lighter, with 25% a lot more grip than prior Michelin Lithion tire model
  • Folding bead

It looks and performs a lot like the flagship Pro Race specialist racing tire, but at a fraction of the price! The Lithion 2 road tire is accessible in a colour scheme to fit nearly any bike or racing team uniform. It really is a great selection for the racer o

List Price: $ 36.99

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2 Responses to “Michelin Lithion two Street Tire (Dark Gray, 700 x 23c)”

  • Aj:
    14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Intermediate Rider’s opinion, May 1, 2012
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    Aj (TX) –
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    I ride about 60 miles a week and came off 700×23 low grade tires. I kept getting flats on potholes and glass, upgrading the tubes helped but didn’t eliminate the issue. I ride quite a bit at night and there’s nothing more irritating than getting a flat in the pitch dark, the swarms of mosquitoes were appreciative though.

    Oddly, you can actually tell the difference with the slightly wider tire, but if it lasts longer, it’s totally worth it. They handle fine at my 15 to 20mph speeds, admittedly I don’t do any hard cornering so I can’t vouch for how they handle in serious cornering but average riding they seem just fine.

    My local bike shop was asking twice what they cost here.

    UPDATE: After two months and grabbing the side of pavement, hitting potholes and death grooves, I haven’t had a single flat with these tires. When I bought them I also picked up a couple of Avenir tubes to go with them so the combination seems to be working out well.

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  • Everett Jackson Amburn:
    12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Great Tires, April 16, 2011
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    Great tire. I’ve ridden on Michelins for awhile and needed to replace them due to wear. The tires wear well and the Lithion 2 tires are light but not too light as to appear to give up durability. I ride on rough roads and these tires can take it as well as give great traction. I recommend this product.

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