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Panaracer Agilest Road Tire

PanaracerAgilest Road Tire(Return to Product Page)

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Review by SWF Rider

Rolling with the best
by SWF Rider
Cycling Enthusiast
SW Florida

The Panaracer Agilest Road Tire is one of the lightest tires in the racing class. It outperformed my expectations with low rolling resistance and sure grip on asphalt surfaces. Only 500 miles on them so far, without any flats. Not sure if that is just pure luck or the tires!

I have these tires on my lightest bicycle wheelset for my ventures with the A group!

Reviewed 3/28/2024
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Review by ggswanson

A new high performance road tire to consider
by ggswanson
Cycling Enthusiast
Boston MA
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

I have been a big fan of the Panaracer gravel tires and was interested to try their new road tire. These replaced my Conti GP5000's, which have been my go-to for several seasons (and an excellent tire). The Agilest mount quite easily and needed just quick flip with a single plastic tire tool to pop them on. On the road they have plenty of grip, and at equivalent pressure the 28mm Agilest ride smoother than the Conti. However, the 28mm Agilest measure only about 26mm and are visually narrower than the GP5000. Using the Silca tire pressure calculator, it recommends about 8-10psi more for the Agelist. It's hard to say if they truly roll better, as every day on the road is a different day. But early experience says a little pressure tweaking is needed to get the most out of the tire.

Reviewed 11/13/2023
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Review by PJF

Wear divots
by PJF
Cycling Enthusiast
SE CT

CORRECTION TO MY EARLIER REVIEW: I was wrong, these DO have wear divots. I've gotten >2300 miles out of my first set of these tires and the divots still show on the rear tire, plenty of wear left (as usual the front tire shows very little wear). Only one flat so far, which I suspect was a tube issue. Very smooth riding, no bumps or hops.

Reviewed 12/23/2023
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Review by PJF

Beautifully made, light
by PJF
Cycling Enthusiast
SE CT
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

The Conti Attack/Force combo I had been using was discontinued, so I'm trying Panaracer Agilest's in 23mm front/25mm rear as a replacement. Slightly lighter than the Contis, but if flats are an issue I'll try to the more flat-resistant Duro version for the rear (or both).

They mount easily, snug but not a struggle. Two differences immediately apparent: (1) can't find directional arrows, probably not needed because they have no tread pattern, which eliminates one step in the mounting process, and (2) they lack divots to show tread wear, so I guess one estimates wear by how much the tread is squared off?

Can't comment on how they ride, fresh tires always feel great to me. Will see how much mileage I get out of them.

Reviewed 4/9/2023
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Review by louisgate

I love this tire
by louisgate
Cycling Enthusiast
Tampa, FL
3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

I do 20 mph rides with a group, about 25 miles. No racing. These tires are perfect. No flats, good adhesion, roll nicely, look good on my custom steel bike.

These are the tires I had been begging IRC to make for 20 years, since they discontinued the IRC Triathlon kevlar. Smooth tread makes sense for bicycles. Strong casing makes sense. Light weight makes sense. Easy to mount on my Velocity rims. Made in Japan high quality construction.

IRC did not answer my prayers, but Panaracer did. Thanks guys!

Reviewed 12/22/2022
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Review by Anonymous

Excellent tires
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

I have a few hundred miles on the 28mm tires so far with 95% paved road and 5% smooth gravel on a bike path. They replaced a set of vittora corsas, and so far they feel smoother and are noticeably lighter. No flats yet and I run these with tubes. Nice supple sidewalls (I've found the modern crop of non-tubeless tires to be preferable if you want supple). I'm a huge panaracer fan so have been looking forward to trying these out.

Reviewed 10/7/2023
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Review by JimW

The tires look very good out of rhe box and mounted up straight and true on my carbon rims
by JimW
Cycling Enthusiast
North Idaho
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

As an older ex-roadracer i dont hammer stuff to dealth anymore and i look for good ride quality and durability for maximum enjoyment.. these seem to check those boxes

Reviewed 4/20/2023
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