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Gravel Cyclist's Tire Dilemma: Knobbies or Slicks? 8/8

Read this, if you are a critical thinking gravel or allroad cyclist Conclusions Here is the summary of most important conclusions from previous six parts of the article. The conclusions are based on my personal experience and riding conditions in South Estonia. Thus, it would be inadequate to generalize them to all cyclists and riding conditions in all parts of the world. 1. Slicks are clear winners for riding on tarmac AND on dry to damp gravel. On these surfaces, slicks beat knobbies in terms of speed, comfort, and cornering traction. On wet gravel, wet forest soil, and wet sand, slicks only beat knobbies in terms of self-cleaning ability. 2. Big knobbed tires with well thought-out knobs s

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