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Kenda
K193 Kwest 26 Inch Tire

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Take it to the streets.

The Kenda Kwest features a smooth, rounded tread with water dispersal grooves for fast all-weather street riding. High pressure construction minimizes rolling resistance.

Front or rear use. Wire bead. Black. 26" x 1.5" (40-559 ISO). 630 grams. Standard version has a 65 PSI maximum. High Pressure version has a 100 PSI maximum.

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Weight: 585 grams

 

Weight: 585 grams

26 x 1.5 Inch - Standard Pressure

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 40-559 

Max Pressure: 65 psi

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K193 - Nice urban tire
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Cycling Enthusiast
Manassas, VA

Converted a Specialized Hard Rock SE mountain bike to an urban travel bike. These Kenda tires inflate to 100 psi and provide a smooth ride with good cushioning ride around the streets of our little town. Lots of bumps and seems in the pavement, but the ride is great on this bike and these tires.

Reviewed 8/29/2020
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Kenda is excellent
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by David
Cycling Enthusiast
Elk Grove

These were for our tandem, mounted easily, solid performer, great feel

Reviewed 12/31/2019
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I put these on my old MTB &40559 wheel&41 conversion to road bike. They fit very well and look so sharp. Good price.
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by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Houston
3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

Converted my MTB to road bike. They made a big difference and the ride is more comfortable and less stressful. At this point I have nothing negative to say about these tires.

Reviewed 10/5/2016
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The tires are awesome!
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by chandler_cm
Cycling Enthusiast
Aurora, IL

he tires are well made, rolling, and turning is very smooth with a great available to shed water off the tires.

Reviewed 7/2/2018
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A modest priced well made tire
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by Veglandia
Cycling Enthusiast
Tehachapi, CA
5 of 5 customers found this review helpful.

A modest priced well made tire

Bought these for a tandem to convert it to more road riding than off road - tire is well made and rides well.

Reviewed 12/15/2014
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I have used kenda bike tires for 7 years on my bike.
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by John
Cycling Enthusiast
Beverly Hills Fl.
6 of 7 customers found this review helpful.

I have had a set of kenda tires on my bike for 7 years and finally wore the back tire down to the tube which resulted in a flat. My bike has a total of 19,000 miles on it and I would estimate 12,000 miles was with kenda tires. that is why I replaced them with the the kenda k193 26 inch tire.

Reviewed 12/9/2013
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Fast commuter tire
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by Scenic Cruser
Cycling Enthusiast
Columbus, OH
4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.

Nice smooth fast ride for a good price. Easy to put on and good fit for modified mountain bike.

Reviewed 10/18/2013
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Nice fast rolling high pressure tires at a great price. Bought the 26 and 20 for my Giro recumbent.
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by louisd
Cycling Enthusiast
Klamath Falls, OR
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

These are very affordable long wearing tires. Be sure to check whether they are the high pressure or low pressure rated tires because Kenda makes both in this size. I like the higher pressure tires.

Reviewed 8/5/2013
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Good Efficient Tire for Converting a Mountain Bike to a Flat-Bar Roadie
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by Kratebiker
Cycling Enthusiast
Eureka, CA
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

I converted my late fathers mountain bike to a flat-bar road, and decided it was time to get rid of the slow mountain tires. I bought the higher pressure ones, and run them at 90 psi. They are very fast and smooth. My only complaint is that they are not great on wet ground. I took a bad fall riding relatively slow on a metal bridge just after a rain. In dry weather they are fine. They appear to be super durable. I have 1000 miles on mine with no flats. I do run them with Tuffies for added protection. I expect they will last 2000-3000 miles with proper care.

Reviewed 8/18/2020
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Very good tires
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by Anonymous
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

I like these tires because they are durable.

Reviewed 8/28/2020
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Good value
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by Anonymous
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

I would purchase again

Reviewed 5/9/2020
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Good bargain
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by Gabriel
Miami
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

I only have about 180 miles in mine but they still look new, they roll very smooth..had to put a bit of soapy water on the bead to get them to set correctly on the rim, but besides that they are great.

Reviewed 4/24/2020
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These Kenda's rock!
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by Frado
Cycling Enthusiast
Michigan
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

I purchased these Kenda's to install on my HardRock Specialized and they are awesome! I use my HardRock to train on my bike trainer and these tires are smooth as a baby's butt and roll on my trainer effortlessly! If you're looking for a smooth rolling tire, than these Kenda's will not disappoint!

Reviewed 11/8/2018
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A good tire for wet conditions.
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by James
Marshalltown

Very pleased with the performance of this tire in wet conditions, I am using this tire on a recumbent trike and it surpasses any other tire I have used in wet conditions.

Reviewed 11/19/2019
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High Pressure Model Works
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by Flatlander
Cycling Enthusiast
Sacramento, CA

It's not easy to find a 26-inch tire that will take 100 lbs of air. If you are heavy or have a heavy bike like a tandem, as I do, you might find these significantly smoother and faster than the lower pressure ones.

Reviewed 8/8/2019
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As promised, fast and smooth
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by Pat in Ventura
Casual Cyclist
Ventutra, CA
4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.

I ride around the neighborhood, occasionally off the road on dirt or gravel tracks. This tire is so much better that the previous road tires I had put on my mountain bike. Feels like a new bike.

Reviewed 1/4/2017
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Road tires
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by exhiker
New York State &40Canada&41

Ive been riding Kenda Kwest road tires for two years now and have been extremely happy with their performance. I have a classic 80s Giant Iguana Mtn Bike which I utilize for both road & trail! I have two separate pairs of rims for switching to whatever type I have the itch for. The tires average between 2000 - 3000 miles before replacing and the road surface, although not the worse, certainly is not the best. I do team these tires up with liners to avoid flats!

Reviewed 1/14/2019
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Great Product - Great Service
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by Clay
Missouri

Ordered these tires for my Trek hybrid. They were just what i wanted. Tires fit exact, look nice, and roll smooth! I recommend bikes direct and I am a first time buyer!

Reviewed 11/19/2018
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I have used these Kenda tires for years they perform reakky well.
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by John
Cycling Enthusiast
Florida in winter Mn In summer
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

I have used these tires and tubes for over 10 years and always replace the warn tires with the Kenda 100 psi tires I have over 30,000 Miles on my bike.

Reviewed 11/17/2018
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Kenda Kwest K193 26 x 1.5
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by Mike
Falls Church, VA

Bought these tires to replace a ten year old set of Continental Sport Contact 26 x 1.6 and while the Kenda K193 are not as supple, you cant beat the 100 psi max inflation pressure. All in all, very satisfied with purchase.

Reviewed 11/15/2018
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