Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - best tires for skidding?
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10-17-09, 04:33 PM
what are some cheap tires that are good for skidding? not treaded too much along the center strip.
10-17-09, 04:34 PM
10-17-09, 04:46 PM
10-17-09, 04:49 PM
im not getting much help from your random replies guys. o___o
can i get some recommendations?
i prefer just taking off the tyre. you can do mad skidddzzzzz forevAr!
10-17-09, 05:00 PM
10-17-09, 05:01 PM
and skid on my tubes? i dont think i want to buy new tubes everyday. LOL.
10-17-09, 05:07 PM
Just take any old tire and rub some grease on it. You'll skid for days.
10-17-09, 05:13 PM
does rubbing grease on them seriously work? O___O
what kind of grease? LOL.
Vittoria Randos are IMO one of the best tires for skidding.
- They have many layers. You can tell where youre skidding through, unlike some tires, its hard to figure out where the wear is.
-Why waste $15 on a Vittoria Zaffiro, every month, when you can skid through a Rando for nearly 3 months, for $30?
- If youre gonna do nuts to stem skids or whip skids, theyll endure either or, without worrying about the sidewalls tearing. (Yes, I know theres a Super Everwear, but I still prefer the ride/wear of a Rando.)
You can go and buy cheap CST tires, and spend $10 everytime, which will be pretty often, because theyre not anywhere as durable as Randos.
10-17-09, 05:35 PM
I was kidding, please don't grease your tires.
10-17-09, 05:36 PM
10-22-09, 12:09 AM
cheapset ones you can find.
10-22-09, 12:21 AM
Do you spend more time riding on your tires or skidding on your tires?
Some people's priorities are a bit ****ed up.
10-22-09, 12:55 AM
10-22-09, 08:17 AM
Get some silicon tire detailing spray, I the car one will do.
Then just coat the tread of your rear tire with it before you ride. You will skid like a mothafu-cka and it'll protect your tires from wear. If you are really serious, take the bottle with you and re-apply every 10 minutes.
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