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I needed a tire for a multi-day gravel tour. I've tried many tire brands over the last few years. Most gave out before the wore out. All except the Kenda Flint Ridge with the original SCT casing. It simply keeps going and going. I've had zero flats with this tire positioned on my rear wheel and my sealant doesn't need to be replenished all that often. I ride mostly private timber and BLM roads which are often built with quite coarse aggregate. I needed to replace my front tire (from another name-brand company) at the last minute and was unable to locate another Flintridge. With such good experience with this Kenda, I guessed that the Alluvium (with the GCT casing) would serve me well in the realm of longetivity. Regarding the ride, our route took us up and down many steep winding roads. The tire stuck to the course with aplomb. If this tire performs anything like the Flintridge, I won't be doing a follow-up review for at least a couple years.
I've tried a few different gravel tires and settled on these. The 40c gives a good ride wgood traction and durability and feels like it rolls faster than others. Im a larger rider and this tire gives a nice ride for me w47-50 psi.
Pulled my Dad's old Raleigh out of the garage last month. Tires looked like they had leprosy they were so dry-rotted, bummer. Luckily these replacements were cheap and easy from Western Bikeworks. Now I have a working town bike to go get that growler refilled. The black sidewalls are nice, stay looking clean. Pro tip if you are fixing up an old bike like I was, just go ahead and replace the tubes AND the rubber rim-strips (covers the spoke heads) cuz they are going to be rotten too when you get in there.