Bicycle Mechanics - Tread direction of TT 2000's?
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06-09-06, 02:34 PM
My wife bought me a pair of Conti Top Touring 2000's There are no arrows on the sidewalls to indicate which direction to mount them. Should I mount them with the "V" pattern pointing toward the front or back?
06-09-06, 02:53 PM
:rolleyes: Sorry to have asked a question that has such an obvious answer. I TURNED the tire around and the other sidewall had arrows for front & back. Sheesh.
06-09-06, 04:42 PM
Mine don't, on either side. What was the answer?
06-09-06, 04:57 PM
What was the answer?
Arrowed tread going in direction of rotation in front, opposite of rotation in rear...
06-09-06, 10:09 PM
This only makes a difference for mountain bikes riding in deep mud. On any normal bike the tread is for decorative purposes only.
06-09-06, 11:37 PM
It doesn't matter which direction the tread goes. Tread is bad for road bikes anyways.
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