Originally Posted by fbj913
Airing down and/or different tires makes a HUGE difference!!! Ball bearing gravel roads or not...
Airing down tires on a bike this heavy can mean bent rims. And it is such a hassle. I'm mostly a dirt rider and I've ridden bikes with all sorts of tire wear, I know thread makes a difference. But not as much as people tend to believe. Thanks for your comments.