Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Fyxation dual compounds for my Bridgestone
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I have a 1988 Bridgestone RB-2 that i have converted to single speed. I want to try a set of fyxations dual compound tires on it (in orange) to try and avoid flats and work some of the crappy roads around here. However i am worried as to whether or not they will fit. Does anyone know? I have looked all around Sheldon's page but haven't found anything on it (maybe i missed it?) Anyone know? Also who's enjoyed the dual compounds by fyxation?
Thanks in advance,
and Lord, if you're listening, HEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEELP!
Which size tire's do you have on it now?
I think the fyxation may fit on the back, and you may need something like GatorSkin on the front
I also wanted to try Fyxation, but never heard any reviews/ seen them on bikes.
Right now i just have some 23s on there. The origional tires were 25s. I Just saw an SE draft parked at my work with some 28s, so i am gonna see if they will let me try there front wheel on (hope thats not taboo) haha
06-04-10, 04:00 PM
fyxation tires are, IMO, VERY good tires. very comfy smooth ride, good traction on turns.
cons: pricey, and although they are all 700x28c, they are much more like 700x32c.
Maybe i will put a fyxation on the back and a continental grandprix 4000 on the front. Speaking of which, does anyone know the difference betweeen the continental grand prix 4000 and 4000s?
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