Nashbar Prima 2 Plus Road Tire

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Nashbar Prima 2 Plus Road Tire
The Nashbar Prima 2 Plus road bike tires are the non-folding, Kevlar belt version of the Prima 2 bicycle tires.
  • Slick tread for minimum rolling resistance
  • A sturdy design makes these tires great for all riding conditions, even training
Nashbar Prima 2 Plus Road Tire
  • WEIGHT 700x23(242g), 700x25(253g), 27x1 1/4(280g)
  • SIZE(S) 700x23(23-622), 700x25(25-622), 27x1 1/4(32-630)
  • TPI 60 tpi
  • BEAD Wire Bead
  • MAX. PSI 700x23/25(90psi max), 27x1 1/4(75psi max)
  • TIRE TYPE
  • Rating 4

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Nashbar Prima 2 Plus Road Tire
 
4.1

(based on 120 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (58)
  • Lightweight (46)
  • Versatile (31)
  • Durable rubber (18)
  • Great traction (14)

Cons

  • Heavy (7)
  • Prone to flats (6)
  • Poor quality (4)
  • Wears easily (4)
  • Wears out quickly (3)

Best Uses

  • Road biking (89)
  • Commuting/city (49)
  • Casual riding (17)
  • Commuting (5)
  • Racing (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid cyclist (73), Casual/ recreational (27), Commuter (12), Competitive cyclist (6)
    • Cycling Style:
    • Speed oriented (42), Comfort oriented (39)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (94), Yes (3)

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5.0

Good Solid Tire

By John K.

from Michigan

About Me Competitive Cyclist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Lightweight
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Biking

    Comments about Nashbar Prima 2 Plus Road Tire:

    Wow! Impressed by this tire. I've had Vittoria, Continental, Hutchison and other brands and for the price this tire is great. Was actually lighter than I anticipated and has solid construction. Has a nice smooth roll to it and is pretty grippy. It seems to me after years of buying all sorts of tires there really isn't that big a difference between the average road tires. Yes, you might be able to get a much lighter tire for more money but it will wear quicker too. For the average biker who doesn't obsess over grams and wants a good solid tire that will last as long as any other this does a nice job.

    • Cycling Style:
    • Speed Oriented
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    4.0

    Great for the price.

    By Jay

    from SE, Kansas

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Commuting/City
      • Road Biking

      Comments about Nashbar Prima 2 Plus Road Tire:

      Mainly rails to trails and gravel rides with these. Seem to be doing rest so far.

      • Cycling Style:
      • Speed Oriented
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great tire value

      By GatorTom

      from Asheville, NC

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Commuting/City
        • Road Biking

        Comments about Nashbar Prima 2 Plus Road Tire:

        I have used the Prima Plus 2s exclusively for several years and have been very pleased with them. They are durable and the kevlar belt is effective at preventing punctures. I've written reviews in the past but decided to update since I just replaced my rear 700 X 25 Prima Plus 2 after 6961 miles. (It had only two VERY minor blemeshes. The previous Plus 2 on the rear was replaced at 5443 miles. The front Plus 2 is still without blemish at 12,091 miles.

        I ride only paved roads--a lot on the Blue Ridge Parkway--and most of the roads I ride have good quality pavement with limited trash. Still, the above mileage obviously demonstrates excellent durability. I weigh 180 pounds.

        I can't evaluate their race performance but they are an excellent durable tire for the recreational riding I do that involves lots of climbing and long 25 to 35 mph mountain decents.

        • Cycling Style:
        • Comfort Oriented
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Very good tire

        By Goathead John

        from Phoenix, AZ

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Smooth Ride No Deficienc

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Biking

          Comments about Nashbar Prima 2 Plus Road Tire:

          Fourth set for me. Average 2300 miles per set. ONE flat in just under 10,000 miles total for these sets. Smoother ride, lower rolling resistance than previous brand name tires. I ride 25-40 miles per day because I'm addicted to bicycles. Help! There is no reason (except racing for $$) to ride any more expensive tire.

          • Cycling Style:
          • Comfort Oriented
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          3.0

          Nashbar Prima 2 Tires

          By Tiveeca

          from Oceanside, CA

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Poor Construction

          Best Uses

          • Road Biking

          Comments about Nashbar Prima 2 Plus Road Tire:

          First set of tires had issues and one tire came off rim while riding. They were replaced for free by Nashbar. The replacement tires are much better and have had no issues with them.

          • Cycling Style:
          • Speed Oriented

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          4.0

          Good tire

          By tuf luk

          from Ocilla,GA

          About Me Avid Cyclist

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Inexpensive
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Commuting/City
            • Road Biking

            Comments about Nashbar Prima 2 Plus Road Tire:

            Good tire for the price. Very inexpensive and durable for the price. I've put about 1200 miles on my set and am just now feeling the signs of them wearing out. I did decide to replace them on the next level up tire from Nashbar only because they aren't that much more expensive(another plus from Nashbar). We'll see how those are in a couple hundred miles.

            • Cycling Style:
            • Comfort Oriented
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            I took a chance and I'm glad I did

            By Jim "dubs netman"

            from Woodside Stamford, CT.

            About Me Avid Cyclist

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Flat Protection
            • Lightweight
            • Low Rolling Resistance
            • Slick But Holds The Road
            • Versatile
            • Worked Well In The Rain

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Commuting/City
              • Road Biking

              Comments about Nashbar Prima 2 Plus Road Tire:

              I use these puppies for commuting, recreation and general purpose riding. It is most important to me to have a reliable tire. I ride through lots of road debris on back rd and main streets. A flat could cause tardiness a work. Thus, I choose this kevlar type tire for it's flat protection. Purchased recently, so, I only have about fifty miles under my belt. I switched from a no longer made set of well worn Panaracer GrandTour kevlar tires. So far, they roll well(fast), have adequete traction, high pressure and NO flats. Some comfort is sacrificed for speed and kevlar based high pressure construction. But, a supple ride is worth it when you have the need for speed. The only down side at this moment is, no 700x28 for my other bike(hybrid).

              • Cycling Style:
              • Speed Oriented
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Tires look fine

              By Eddy Potato

              from New York

              About Me Avid Cyclist

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Low price

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Nashbar Prima 2 Plus Road Tire:

                  The fit is fine and they look like they'll be ok. Too cold to ride now.

                  • Cycling Style:
                  • Speed Oriented
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Always go for these tires at this price

                  By RoadBiker99

                  from Syracuse, NY

                  About Me Avid Cyclist

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Commuting/City
                    • Road Biking

                    Comments about Nashbar Prima 2 Plus Road Tire:

                    I always buy Prima 2+ tires. At these prices they are hands down the best value. I can always count on at least 1500 miles on them so I go through 2-3 sets a year. At this price, that's a great value rather than spending 30-50 a tire on more expensive brands. They grip the road very well, and I've never had a problem or defect with them. I would buy in bulk if there was a discount...

                    • Cycling Style:
                    • Speed Oriented
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great tire for price.

                    By Rick N.

                    from Palm Coast ,FL.

                    About Me Avid Cyclist

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Lightweight
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Commuting/City
                      • Road Biking

                      Comments about Nashbar Prima 2 Plus Road Tire:

                      I added tires to bike in January 2014,have over 4000 miles with no flats. Great buy for price.I use 700 x 25c on trek road bike, on bikeways and roads in Palm Coast. Will order more today..

                      • Cycling Style:
                      • Speed Oriented
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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