Panaracer Race D Evo 3 review

If you want to get extra puncture protection but not ruin how your ride feels with traditional winter tyres, maybe this tyre from Panaracer is the answer?

Panaracer Race D Evo 3

Panaracer Race D Evo 3

Cycling Weekly Verdict

All in all a solid set of tyres that will get you through a winter into summer no problem, barring disaster. They’ll certainly last a long time. Grip and rolling resistance is top notch and will make those miles tick by comfortably. At £44.99 a tyre though these are certainly a premium product.

Reasons to buy
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    Good grip

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    Low rolling resistance

Reasons to avoid
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    I did have two punctures in succession

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Panaracer has stuck with the Race range for a while now and has optimised a nice system that easily allows you to choose the right tyre for you and the type of road riding you do. The Race Evo range is now in its third iteration and offers a smart looking and a hard wearing road tyre.

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Symon Lewis joined Cycling Weekly as an Editorial Assistant in 2010, he went on to become a Tech Writer in 2014 before being promoted to Tech Editor in 2015 before taking on a role managing Video and Tech in 2019. Lewis discovered cycling via Herne Hill Velodrome, where he was renowned for his prolific performances, and spent two years as a coach at the South London velodrome.