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  • Go with black, Jack

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  • Try something new, Stu

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    Dolce far niente bigbossman's Avatar
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    Baby needs a new pair of shoes

    So, I'm down to cord and need some new rubber for my baby. I already know what brand/model of tire I want, but which color? What say you?

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    What would be the other colour choice?

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    Quote Originally Posted by East Hill View Post
    What would be the other colour choice?

    East Hill

    I dunno - you tell me. Gray or yellow maybe? Just giving the option for you creative types.
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    Nah...red.

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    Gotta go with Red,
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    Black, although grey would be kinda nice.
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    Not yellow, unless you put lightning bolts on your helmet or blue bar tape and saddle. These mods will unfortunately end your ability to digest lime Gatorade.

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    Go skinwall, (insert rhyming name here).

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    White!
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    O cmon......take a chance. Be the only one on your block with Speedblends.
    I'll just watch from afar.

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    I'd go skinwall, but I'm a little boring I guess. Red would look ok too.,,,,BD

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    No question:

    Specialized QuickStep Team Colors. Red, White and Black! Yeah baby!

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    some pilot sport cups would be good


    oh, you meant the bike

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    Black...

    And the whole bike also needs to be repainted a different color!

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    Quote Originally Posted by divineAndbright View Post
    ....the whole bike also needs to be repainted a different color!

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    I think that Spearmint Green or a Brilliant Cloud White would be a sweet contrast to your Red..And would give it that classic Italian flare...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Machin Shin View Post
    No question:

    Specialized QuickStep Team Colors. Red, White and Black! Yeah baby!

    This would be hawt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tricky View Post
    This would be hawt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cmdr View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Machin Shin View Post
    No question:

    Specialized QuickStep Team Colors. Red, White and Black! Yeah baby!

    Red, white, and black would look good on BBM's bike, but Team Quickstep is blue and white... looks like a mislabel and should be Team CSC.

    Personally, I'm in my black period.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Machin Shin View Post
    No question:

    Specialized QuickStep Team Colors. Red, White and Black! Yeah baby!
    Intriguing.....

    So, where would I find specs on these tires, and where might I find the actual tires? Are they Michelin Pro2 or Continental GP4000 level in performance?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tricky View Post
    This would be hawt.
    Even though I've never liked colored tires, I have to agree in this case.

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    First choice- skinwall
    Second-Red

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    Keep it red!
    Or I'd go with those Specialized tires too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbossman View Post
    Intriguing.....

    So, where would I find specs on these tires, and where might I find the actual tires? Are they Michelin Pro2 or Continental GP4000 level in performance?


    http://www.specialized.com/bc/SBCEqProduct.jsp?spid=35637
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    290tpi ??!! Wow, that's some casing. I like my Mondo Pro's really well and they're only 120 tpi.
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