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G-one tires

Post by Mike » Wed Mar 11, 2020 1:55 pm

Anyone using these, im soon to buy some new rubber for the camino. I like the nano but bit draggy on the tarmac these look good but are they any good?? I want a faster tyre on road with some grip on dry hardpack. I know they will be sub standard in wet mud i dont care about that as iv other wheels

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Post by quimarche » Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:34 pm

I'm happy with my G-One Speeds but it's easy to find their limit on wet grass and mud. Switched to G-One Bites for the winter but haven't ridden enough in this sub standard weather to comment usefully.

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Post by faustus » Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:41 pm

I've had G-One all-round 38mm on my bike for quite a while now and I rate them. Good enough on tarmac, and decent enough on dry off road. They cope OK with light slop too. Mine come up as 41mm on 19mm rims, so that's a bonus.

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Post by K1100T » Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:50 pm

An an alternative, how about Conti Terra [Speed | Trail]...? 700c x 40mm, great on hard pack, utterly poor show in mud; I've even managed three 160 km plus road and multi-surface rides with them on, so they're not too bad on tarmac either. Had a moment with them this morning as they hooked up perfectly when I left some slitherly, muddy, grass and hit some hard pack canted over; almost made up for the rear spinning madly in some saturated clay, round the edge of a field, earlier in the ride.
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Post by lune ranger » Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:59 pm

I’m a fan of G-Ones in their various guises.
Beware though that they are wear down pretty swiftly so not great for high mileage commuting and the like.

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Post by mikehowarth » Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:59 pm

Yep - G Ones are great tyres, I've been running them for the past 2 years, and are perfect for my commute which mixes road and a bit of cheeky off-road.

All Rounds - are basically that - good for bits of gravel and road - deep mud or loose stuff not so good.
Speeds - effectively a road tyre and fairly swift at that.

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Post by jobro » Wed Mar 11, 2020 3:14 pm

G-one Allrounds have become my standard spring to autumn tyre after trying a myriad of other tyres. I use 38mm ones which as Faustus says above come out just over 40 on my Hunt-Mason gravel wheels.
They have shown some surprising levels of grip considering the relatively small tread pattern. I often ride local mtb built trails and these rail the berms and jumps really well. I put this down to the quality of the rubber. Never tried them in wet/muddy conditions as they get swapped for Terravail Rutlands from October.
Would recommend.

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Post by Bearbonesnorm » Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:02 pm

I was disppointed when I fitted 2.2" - thought they'd roll much faster than they did. Felt quite draggy but probably a different beast in a narrower size.
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Post by Mariner » Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:20 pm

G-One Allround 29x2.25 in SnakeSkin TL-Easy.
Got them on 30mm internal rims and look huge.
Managed a puncture first ride but ok since and they do fling a lot more mud and spray in the wet than Big Apples did.
I accidentally rode them through some really churned up slop where they are logging round here and stayed upright. Bike didn't always go where I wanted to though.

Probably replace them with a set of the new style Hurricane gravel tyres in 2.4 and 2.25 once 'the riding season' starts. I will probably use these for a mixture of on and off road riding on the dry sunlit uplands of Dartmoor. :???:

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Post by lune ranger » Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:35 pm

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:02 pm
I was disppointed when I fitted 2.2" - thought they'd roll much faster than they did. Felt quite draggy but probably a different beast in a narrower size.
True. WTB Nano 2.2 feel faster to me, even on tarmac.

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Post by jameso » Wed Mar 11, 2020 6:13 pm

G-One Speed 650x2.0 or 50mm are the fastest of that size that I've ridden. I really like them for road or dry all-road stuff. The 650x2.35s are even quicker but they corner oddly on tarmac and are big enough to give a bit of a self-steer effect on roads with irregular surface.

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Post by whonickedmename » Wed Mar 11, 2020 6:27 pm

I've just acquired some G One Ultrabites in 700 x 50c. They are certainly good in the current slop and not too bad on the road. Perhaps the 'Bite' version would be the best of both worlds? They do seem to come up a little smaller than expected on 20mm internal rims, possibly closer to 45c...

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Post by FLV » Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:46 pm

I used 700x35 G-One all rounds, found them to be pretty good, as fast as any other 35c for sure.

I'm considering trying some bigger ones on the mountain bike in the future, not sure which though.

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Re: G-one tires

Post by Taylor » Wed Mar 11, 2020 9:32 pm

700x38 all rounds
Pretty good but sketchy on wet grass and mud.
Work really well on dusty trails.
Little bit draggy compared to others but not a deal breaker.
Wear pretty quick.

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Re: G-one tires

Post by Mike » Wed Mar 11, 2020 9:41 pm

:-bd cheers all, im after something around 35mm max so might have to give them a try

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Post by Javi » Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:00 pm

I also have some G-ones in different sizes, 38, 35, 30...and like them a lot. Not very durable on the models with best compound though, especially on the rear. Also have the 650bx2.35 I bought for Battle on the beach. Fast as well but not long lasting.

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Re: G-one tires

Post by Wotsits » Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:54 pm

Got the 30mm speed variety set up tubeless on my Tripster. Found them good on road & better than expected on light-ish off road..
Had one puncture on the rear that I think was caused by glass, took a while, but did eventually seal..
Used a couple of 40mm-ish Maxxis on my pivot for the TNR. One is a Re-fuse & (I think) a Rambler. These seem a lot tougher, but not as compliant..

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Post by Bearbonesnorm » Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:55 pm

One is a Re-fuse
I have these in 2" fitted to my Arkose - I like 'em.
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Re: G-one tires

Post by Wotsits » Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:06 pm

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:55 pm
I have these in 2" fitted to my Arkose - I like 'em.
They seem like a tough ‘ol tyre Stu, I hope they live up to their name & Re-fuse to puncture!! :grin:

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Post by yourguitarhero » Thu Mar 12, 2020 3:03 pm

I've used a set of G-One Speed 29*2.35" on my hardtail in summer before when I was commuting on it.
Very fast on road and have taken them down some black level descents at a trail centre before without any problems such as crashing or making holes in the tyres. It was dry though!

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Post by K1100T » Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:33 pm

Currently 50% off at Merlin... Schwalbe G-One Allround Performance RaceGuard Folding Gravel Tyre - 700c x 35mm
But also - Extra 10% off Selected Schwalbe this week.
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Post by Zippy » Sat Mar 14, 2020 1:34 pm

I think they're good, only downside though is that they wear really quickly - too quickly for me to justify using on my commuter bike. And once they're worn, they pick up punctures easily.

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Re: G-one tires

Post by Specialist Hoprocker » Sat Mar 14, 2020 10:17 pm

K1100T wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:33 pm
Currently 50% off at Merlin... Schwalbe G-One Allround Performance RaceGuard Folding Gravel Tyre - 700c x 35mm
But also - Extra 10% off Selected Schwalbe this week.
FYI - Those 'Performance' ones can be run tubeless with enough persistence. Mine almost stay up now for a couple of weeks and it's only been 6 months of effort. :geek:

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Re: G-one tires

Post by Taylor » Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:39 pm

Just replaced my G-ones yesterday and went for a bimble today, gravel kings are ace, really like. :-bd

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Re: G-one tires

Post by Fat tyre kicker » Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:28 am

Surly extra terrestrials......bombproof and roll really well, spendy but well
Worth it, not bad in mud too, as an all rounder I really rate them, my
Mate had the g-ones, probably roll a bit quicker but nowhere near as
Versatile.

Edit; the g-ones did seem to puncture quick too

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