Nashbar Duro Comp Road Tire

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Nashbar Duro Comp Road Tire
If you're busting out some long rides on your road bike, you need a set of tires that won't bail on you halfway through your workout. These tires roll fast and protect your tubes from punctures, making them great for training and endurance riding.
  • Dual compound tread improves traction in the corners without sacrificing rolling resistance or tread wear
  • Lightweight but tough bead to bead polyamide layer protects against punctures and sidewall cuts
  • 60 TPI casing offers a supple, smooth ride
Nashbar Duro Comp Road Tire
  • WEIGHT 291g
  • SIZE(S) 700x23
  • TPI 60
  • BEAD Wire
  • MAX. PSI 125
  • TIRE TYPE
  • Rating 4

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Nashbar Duro Comp Road Tire
 
4.0

(based on 8 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (3)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road biking (4)
    • Commuting/city (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid cyclist (5)
      • Cycling Style:
      • Comfort oriented (4), Speed oriented (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (6)

    Reviewed by 8 customers

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    5.0

    Love these tires!

    By Ricijaz

    from Las Vegas, NV

    About Me Avid Cyclist

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Biking

      Comments about Nashbar Duro Comp Road Tire:

      I love these tires and they look good on my bike! I use them for my raod bike on streets and trails. Corner nicely and I have a nice ride with them. The wierd thing is the price! They are so reasonable for the price! I really like Nashbar's own brand and buy it over any other brand when I can.

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

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      Good Tire for the $

      By Kanaka53

      from Central California Valley

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Corners Well
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Commuting/City
        • Training rides

        Comments about Nashbar Duro Comp Road Tire:

        I needed to replace the tires on my commuter and did not want to spend the $ on high end tires for this use. Though tight going on that is not an issue for me as there are ways to address that. This characteristic is found on many tire brands regardless of price and not a negative in my book, actually more of a positve as there is less of a chance of the tire (esp front) "snaking" off on a downhill flat (B.T.D.T). The cornering, acceleration and decent low rolling resistance was a surprise and made my commuter "feel" like a road bike. BTW, the frame I built on for commuting is a hybrid and more suited for touring. I can see using this brand for road training rides...

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

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        5.0

        Great tire for the price.

        By Rod

        from Fort Benning

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Biking

          Comments about Nashbar Duro Comp Road Tire:

          Takes curbs, no problem.

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

          Comment on this review

          (0 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Duro Comp tires

          By Dee

          from Clinton Twp., MI

          About Me Avid Cyclist

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Commuting/City

            Comments about Nashbar Duro Comp Road Tire:

            Hi Nashbar and fellow cyclists.

            It is 13 below zero here in Michigan today. So although there is nothing I'd like better than to ride and rate my new Duro Comp tires, I have not been able to test them out. What I can say though is that my phone order was perfect, correct, sales and technical questions were answered. Delivery was quick and painless... as always, Nashbar never lets me down. Dee Whitmore

            • Cycling Style:
            • Speed Oriented

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            5.0

            Good

            By ScottFL

            from FL

            About Me Commuter

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Holds Air Pressure Well

            Cons

            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Commuting/City
            • Road Biking

            Comments about Nashbar Duro Comp Road Tire:

            I have one of these on my rear wheel. plenty of miles on it already with no visible wear.

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

            Comment on this review

            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Good tire value

            By GatorTom

            from Asheville, NC

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Nashbar Duro Comp Road Tire:

                  I bought a pair of these for my girlfriend because my preferred Nashbar Prima Plus 2s were unavailable at the time and she wanted replacement tires. (The stock Kendra's on her new bike punctured easily and we wanted the protective belts to avoid the hassles.) As others have noted, the Comps were a bit harder than the Primas to install but not a real problem. She now has something over 200 miles on them and is pleased with their performance. Too soon to tell about real mileage durability. They are heavier--by about 50 grams--than the Prima Plus 2s (per specs) and carry a much higher pressure rating (110 to 130 versus 90 to 100 for the Prima Plus 2s) but I don't have an opinion on the value of that difference. So far these appear to be a good value.

                  • Cycling Style:
                  • Comfort Oriented
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Good tire

                  By ahoops

                  from Columbus, OH

                  About Me Avid Cyclist

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Road Biking

                      Comments about Nashbar Duro Comp Road Tire:

                      These tires are a little on the difficult side to get mounted the first time, but once they're on they're solid tires. I've ridden them for a couple months, so I'm not 100% sure of the durability, but if they hold up like I hope, I will buy these tires again.

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

                      Comment on this review

                      (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      2.0

                      Mounting issue

                      By bikerjim

                      from Madison WI

                      About Me Avid Cyclist

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Tough 2 mount

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Nashbar Duro Comp Road Tire:

                          I bought 4 of these tires, two 4 me and 2 4 a friend. They were extremely difficult to mount. They seem very stiff in cross section. The result is that the bead will not stay on rim when you are trying to work your way around tire to mount. I would get bead seated ... move a few inchews down the tire and have the bead pop back off the rim. If I did not have strong hands and some experience mounting would have been impossible.

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

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