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    Senior Member bigbadwullf's Avatar
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    Needed a new tire?



    Put the front tire on the rear and put the new one on the front.
    I decided to try out the Specialized Turbo Elite. I had Michelin Pro Race 3 before(well and still do...on the rear now).

    http://tickers.TickerFactory.com/ezt...S/exercise.png

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    Yep - air showing through.

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    Too funny

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    2012 Specialized Tarmac Elite Rival Mid Compact
    2007 Cannondale Caffeine 29er Lefty. Crank Bros pedals, wireless cateye. Specialized body geometric seat(uh, saddle)

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    You certainly got your money's worth out of that one! I'm known for squeezing every last mile out of tire, but even I don't let them get that worn.

    Rick / OCRR

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    Senior Member bigbadwullf's Avatar
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    It went from OK-looking to that in one ride. Check those tires out regularly, folks

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    2012 Specialized Tarmac Elite Rival Mid Compact
    2007 Cannondale Caffeine 29er Lefty. Crank Bros pedals, wireless cateye. Specialized body geometric seat(uh, saddle)

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    Amazing.

    When we were kids we'd be tatooing the pavement with skids trying to bald the rear tire. We seemed to think that making the rear tire look like a racing slick would make us faster.
    Having a flat tire as part of the total cycling experience is highly overrated. Knowing how to fix one quickly is not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OldsCOOL View Post
    Amazing.

    When we were kids we'd be tatooing the pavement with skids trying to bald the rear tire. We seemed to think that making the rear tire look like a racing slick would make us faster.
    Holy cow, I remember that. My first bike was used and cost 50 cents.
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    If you lack the courage to start, you have already finished.

    In God we trust

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    How many put playing cards in the spokes or did wheelies?

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