Cotic uncovers the Tonic - An all new gravel bike for 2021

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Liam Mercer

Staff Writer here at off.road.cc Liam can also be found photographing bikes as well as riding them. He's not shy of an enduro here or there and he's equally happy in the winter slop as he is ripping up the summer's dust.

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5 months 2 weeks ago

Secret_squirrel wrote:

 

37c slicks is an "interesting" choice - especially for the UK.   Too fat for good road progress and not enough tread for Gravel/Bridleway/Singletrack.  Something like the 38c G-One might have been a better choice. which is what I run currently - just a little more nobbly.

 

Not sure they're too fat for road use, I've been running 38mm (actually 40x622) panaracer gravel king slicks and they are quicker than the 32mm slicks I had been using previously, they're definitely not a hinderence on the road if you're not in a race or chasing strava segments (although I've set some much faster PBs on them lately) I agree about not being ideal for more than a bit of farm track though.

5 months 2 weeks ago

37c slicks is an "interesting" choice - especially for the UK.   Too fat for good road progress and not enough tread for Gravel/Bridleway/Singletrack.  Something like the 38c G-One might have been a better choice. which is what I run currently - just a little more nobbly.