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Panaracer Gravel King Tire SK

Panaracer
Gravel King SK 700c Tire

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Designed for those of us who've chose to venture off the well-trodden asphalt in search of real adventure, the Panaracer Gravel King SB Tire features a more aggressive tread pattern than the standard Gravel King. This aggressive tire features tightly-packed knobs through the center tread, ensuring traction in loose terrain or hard-packed gravel, while the raised blocky shoulder side knobs keep up with you even during aggressive cornering. Using the same basic construction as its sibling, the Gravel King SB uses a ZSG Natural rubber compound for tacky grip and natural long-lasting durability. Under that supple outer layer, the AX-α casing provides a fast-rolling and durable, puncture-resistant foundation that can go anywhere.

Folding aramid bead. Multiple widths available. Tubeless ready (widths 35mm and wider). Max inflation: 70 PSI (60 when tubeless). Claimed weight is 400 grams. Available in Black or Brown sidewall. Available in 650B sizes as well.

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Weight: 320 grams

 

Weight: 320 grams

 

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 32-622 

 

Threads Per Inch: 126 TPI

 

Max Pressure: 95 PSI

 

Made in: Japan 

 

Tire Color: Black 

 

Tire Color: Brown 

 

Tire Width: 32mm (1.3in) 

 

Tire Width: 35mm (1.4in) 

 

Tire Width: 38mm (1.5in) 

 

Tire Width: 43mm (1.7in) 

 

Tire Width: 50mm (2.0in) 

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Nice tire for the price in most conditions.
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by Lawrence
Portland

I have used the 32mm (tube only) SK tires along with running the 35 and 38mm tubeless. They are a good tire for most of the conditions I have ridden them in. When you ride routes with a combination of gravel and paved roads, along with nasty Rocky descents and a little singletrack thrown in, any tire is a compromise. They're really nice on dry and hard pack gravel and on pavement. Not bad in the deep, loose stuff. OK on damp singletrack. Not really made for mud, but better than I would have expected .

Pretty decent lifespan. They are quite light and so far I have been impressed by the lack of sidewall or tread cuts.

I found the tires mounted up easily tubeless on HED Belgium rims. ( After the joys of riding tubeless for a year, I just can't see myself ever riding off-pavement using tubes again.)

For the money, I believe they are an excellent choice for the gravel conditions I have encountered here in Oregon and Washington. The Panaracer website has detailed specifications. Western Bike Works was superb on this order as always.

Reviewed 4/30/2019
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Skinny version of the 35mm
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by Anonymous
Competitive Racer
New England

Great rolling tire. Use this 32mm on my Synapse. Ride 35s on my GG great for dry mixed terrain. Not so much loose wet stuff.

Reviewed 8/26/2019
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Good compromise for road gravel
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by JM
Cycling Enthusiast
PDX
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

These tires seem to work well on gravel and pavement. I am using tubes and run 45psi in back and 40 in front. No flats so far and with 35s. Tires seem to hold speed on pavement and the side knobs and file tread seem to handle predictably on gravel. So far I am happy with these tires.

Reviewed 8/1/2017
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riding this 70% gravel 30% pavement
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by philip
Cycling Enthusiast
Portland OR
2 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

My 1st foray into 700x35mm for the CX Gravel bike, up from 28mm. Ive got a couple hundred miles on them so far - i think i need to run a higher pressure than what was suggested to me - they feel a little squishy on the bumps. I realize thats likely what they are intended to do, i maybe just am not used to the firmer skinnier tires i rode last year. So far a solid B

Reviewed 4/3/2017
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Great tire
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by Vitaliy
Los Angeles

My favorite gravel tire. Fast, good grip, long wear and pretty puncture resistant.

Reviewed 4/8/2019
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Great, but hard to mount
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by Anonymous
Competitive Racer
Portland, OR

Great for gravel, reasonably quick on pavement, and I haven't flatted any more than usual (frequent rides on Hwy 30 too). The only downside is that these are SO hard to get on. They do stretch a bit and removalremounting is easy enough on the road now, but I struggled for a good half hour and pinched a tube trying to get them on. Given, I have weak little hands and am not an expert... but still

Reviewed 1/31/2019
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Good for gravel and fire roads
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by Vitaliy

A little too heavy for road riding, but really shines once get off beaten pass. Did a few rides on some broken pavement and dirt fire roads, highly recommended

Reviewed 12/27/2018
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Tires
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by Jim
Texas

The Panaracer SK tires performed very well! And as Western Bike Works has the best price and got them to me super fast

Reviewed 10/22/2018
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Puncture flat less than 500 miles..But
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by rskpdx
Hillsboro
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

These have been great up until I got home from my evening commute and my rear tire was Pssssshht. Investigating, something microscopic and sharp as eff penetrated the tire between the center knobbies and the corner knob wall. It is a small puncture. My commute is mostly tame, but the very high volume road I ride on has everything on earth in the gutter...oops! I mean bike lane. Including standard road furniture. (Manholes!)

Am patching now, will post follow up. Otherwise, GREAT tires. Perfect for mixed pavegravel. I think maybe I just got unlucky, but still. A tiny sliver shouldnt stop the party.

Reviewed 4/26/2018
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Great Tire for Gravel
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by Noe
Houston Texas
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

Got these tires 3 weeks ago for my gravel grindercommuter bike. It was a killer deal from Westerbikeworks, mounted easily on my mavic allroad wheels (I used a compressor this time) and sealed properly using Stans. They are advertised at 35 mm but at 60 PSI they go up to around 37mm which is not a problem for me. They feel soft and comfortable on gravel but feel a tad slower on tarmac ( compared to my Clement MSO) it endured very well on the total beat down during the Castell grind last weekend. they are also lighter than the Clement That I previously used. So far so good I would probably buy them again

Reviewed 4/13/2018
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Fast rolling gravel tire.
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by Jim Robinson
Cycling Enthusiast
San Diego, CA
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

I've used this for a month now on a cross bike over all kinds of surfaces, including single track with nasty jagged rock. No problems. Rolls well on the road also.

Reviewed 2/5/2018
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This is one tough tubeless tire!
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by Jdendiuk
Cycling Enthusiast
Portland. OR
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

My first race on the GK SK was called the Oregon Coast Gravel Epic which is part of the Triple Crown event series. This was a 60 mile gravel ride filled with non stop climbs and descents. I caught a sharp edge during my first 10 miles and nearly catapulted off of my bike. After I fixed the 34 slice, I not only finished the race, but have since ridden the same tires for thousands of gnarly gravel miles. This is an incredible gravel tire. The only drawback of the GK SK is that the rolling resistance on asphalt is a bit high. However if you plan on riding gravel, this is the tire for you. Once the tread is worn off these babies, I already have my replacement set ready to go.

Reviewed 2/2/2018
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Excellent Tubeless Gravel Tires
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by Anonymous
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

I mounted these on a pair of American Classic AC28 rims and they were easy to set up and sat correctly on the rim first time.

Been running Clement MSO and Challenge Gravel Grinder (not Tubeless) in the past. I expect to buy replacement panaracer when I need a new pair.

Reviewed 12/4/2017
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Heaven sent !!!!
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by David
socal
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

Finally we have an option to be more adventurous on our road bike with more confidence. The SK thread pattern is just perfect for the fire roads even if its a little loose. Just a little more bite. You know when youre out there anything that help for you not to get stuck matters! Good job panaracer for making this small enough for bikes that can only accommodate smaller size tires.

Reviewed 11/30/2017
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Good tires.. I'd buy again.. somewhat pricey
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by I am Aladin
Cycling Enthusiast
Central Wisc onsin
3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

Running them tubeless.. easy mounting and installation. Limit psi to 65 rear (55 front).. ride great... good traction and cornering. Tubeless bike tires are too expensive now.. this one less than some... decent value overall. I'll look at Panaracer tires next time around.

Reviewed 10/5/2017
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Awesome gravel tire!
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by kingTATAT
Bakersfield, California
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

I used these tires during The Rock Cobbler ride here in Bakersfield and they worked like charm in ALL surfaces pavement, mud, sand and soft, rocky dirt. I ran these tires and never flatted the whole way!

Reviewed 3/10/2017
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Great tire!
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by Anonymous

I used these tires for the DK200 and they prevailed without incident. They also hold up well to riding on asphalt.

Reviewed 9/15/2020
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My fav gravel tyres
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by Anonymous

Been using these tyres for two years now, super tough. Durability very high. I finally looked at them today lots of cuts and cracks from everyday riding road/trails almost time for new pair They�re the best when going tubeless no flats yet after seeing what they been through

Reviewed 8/28/2020
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Excellent gravel tire
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by jhelinek
Cycling Enthusiast
Redmond WA

I got these tires in 35mm for my road bike to take it on gravel trails and am very happy with them. I�ve gone at least 500 miles on them, mostly offroad on dirt and gravel. Excellent tires, good puncture protection. Only got one small thorn through them once. I don�t run tubeless, but I could so thats nice to know for the future. Excellent purchase.

A little slow on the road vs slicks, but thats the way friction works.

Reviewed 8/21/2020
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Tubeless fail
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by Slade
Cycling Enthusiast
Fort Collins, CO

I like the performance of this tire but I've had my LBS set it up tubeless twice and it's failed twice. Paired with Zipp 30 Course wheels (also tubeless ready). I gave up and I'm running tubes now.

Reviewed 5/16/2020
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