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Old 06-02-12, 06:32 PM   #1
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Rode hard on a pair of fatties today.

Now that I have your attention;




I put a set of 700x38 Vittoria Randonneur Hyper on my Mostorcross bike. These tires are light, smooth, fast and supple.

I rode 42 miles of mostly crushed limestone plus a mix of chip-seal, pot-holed asphalt and broken concrete,

It was bliss. Like floating on a cloud while keeping a solid road-bike pace. These tires will cover any firm and dry surface without slowing. Who needs a emaciated tire that can't keep going when the real adventure begins.

I'll ride a fatty any-day.
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Old 06-02-12, 06:50 PM   #2
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Ok, I'll start. Did they enjoy it more or did you?
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Old 06-02-12, 06:57 PM   #3
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A great time was had by all. I took them places they had never seen before. It was a scenic ride along the crooked river.

http://www.ohioanderiecanalway.com/Main/Pages/56.aspx
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Old 06-02-12, 07:26 PM   #4
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Are 700x38C tires really considered fat? My Maxxis Overdrives are that size, and they replaced my old Specialized Nimbus 41C tires...
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Since I picked up the Pug even the 2.3's on my hard tail look anaemic... if you want fat we has that.

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Wow. That thing looks almost like a WW-I era motorcycle...
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A great time was had by all. I took them places they had never seen before. It was a scenic ride along the crooked river.

http://www.ohioanderiecanalway.com/Main/Pages/56.aspx

That's what she said! Come on people, work with me. He's putting it on a tee for you!
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