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View Poll Results: Red, black, or ?
Keep it red, Fred 18 40.00%
Go with black, Jack 18 40.00%
Try something new, Stu 9 20.00%
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Old 03-11-08, 11:09 PM   #1
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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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Old 03-11-08, 11:21 PM   #3
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What would be the other colour choice?

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I dunno - you tell me. Gray or yellow maybe? Just giving the option for you creative types.
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Old 03-11-08, 11:24 PM   #4
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Nah...red.

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Gotta go with Red,
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Old 03-11-08, 11:58 PM   #6
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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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Old 03-12-08, 04:25 AM   #10
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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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....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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Specialized QuickStep Team Colors. Red, White and Black! Yeah baby!

This would be hawt.
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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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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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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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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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Compound Center: 70a
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PSI: 115-135 2000

290tpi ??!! Wow, that's some casing. I like my Mondo Pro's really well and they're only 120 tpi.
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