They are also (or were until recently) still available in 27", which is classic content in itself.
> Yes, this IS classic content - lamenting the loss of (classic) tan
> sidewalls! Getting hard to find tires with "that classic look". The
> Vittoria Cor$a CX is wonderful, as is the Veloflex Pave. Neither are tough
> enough for city riding.
> I love the avocets, they are super reliable tires, very tough especially
> with the Kevlar belts. The last thing I want to do on a beautiful classic
> bike is change a tire in the field. Still have 5 or 6 sets in storage,
> including 2 in 27" for the old Alex Singer.
> Mark Petry 206 618 9642
> Beautiful Bainbridge Island
> "Be quick, be quiet, be right.
> Especially right"
> - Kelly Johnson
> From: pam knight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: RE: [CR] Avocet Parts Questions
> To: Janis Johnson <email@example.com>,
> Is this classic content??
> Pam Knight, Western New York
> Janis Johnson
> wrote:Avocet currently markets a variety of different products. Compact
> computers; anatomic saddles for men and women; tires with innovative tread
> for grip and speed; altimeter technology for cycling, skiing, and hiking;
> and heart rate monitors for precise training.
> Their R20 FasGrip 700C clincher tire is still my favorite for European Alps
> tours and bombing on the fire roads of the Santa Cruz Mountains.
> Unfortunately, no longer available with the tan sidewall. Only black. Yuck!
> Jan (former Avocet/Palo Alto Bicycles employee, who got busted several times
> by Bernie for sliding down the loading ramp inside the store) Johnson
> Palo Alto, CA