Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) - Please help me decide
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01-18-11, 07:21 PM
So I have decided on the tire I am going to try next. the vredestein fortezza tricomp. I just cant decide on which color would compliment my bike the best. With my bike being mostly grey and white with accents of blue, the blue tire may bring out the accents nicely. On the other hand it may be to much? The grey would look nice I think in matching the bar tape along with the other grey on the bike. Black always looks classy and IMO there are some bikes out there that just dont look right with colored tires.
So please help decide...
Blue, Grey or classy black??
thank you for your input in advance!
01-18-11, 07:51 PM
I had a buddy who bought a set of yellow tires. They looked great on his bike... for the first week. After they started to pick up black and gray scuffs from being ridden around on real roads, they looked terrible! If it were me, I'd stick with black tires...
01-18-11, 07:58 PM
Yeah I know that problem. but I clean my bike including tires after every ride so that wont be a issue.
Blue, unless you change the bar tape to blue.
Blue, which should look very nice along with the frame and wheel blue accent colors.
Blue in back, black in front.
BTW, nice bike!
01-18-11, 10:51 PM
Blue. Lovely bike!
01-19-11, 06:27 AM
I vote for black for reasons already mentioned by sstorkel. Besides, your bike already looks really sharp with the black tires currently on it :thumb:
01-19-11, 07:42 AM
I say considering your tape and saddle are black, go with black. I also agree with the other posters who said a colour tire will look great for the first 5 minutes of real road conditions, then start to look worse and worse.
Why do you think they don't use white walls on cars anymore, because with the brake dust from modern brakes, they look awful, awfully fast.
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