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Old 05-19-05, 01:14 PM   #1
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I just got some new tires

This morning I brought in my bike to my LBs and I got two new tires ( 26 x1.62) I used to have 26 x 1.95 the new tires are a lot thinner, I also picked up a rack for the back and I will add panniers later on.

What a difference these new tires are compared to the old ones, the old ones were those gummy rubber ones and although I had no problem riding, they were a bit slow, but I can already notice more speed with the new tires, they are pumped up to the tits. I paid about 25.00 for the rear rack. the tires were about 17.00 a piece and the tubes were about another 5 or so, so I paid a total of 62.66 for the tires and tubes and a truing. I had paid for the rack earlier this morning.
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Old 05-19-05, 09:08 PM   #2
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I went from 2.1" knobbies to 1.5" slicks. Talk about a world of difference. I was simply amazed
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Old 05-19-05, 11:14 PM   #3
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Lol 2" tires.
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Old 05-19-05, 11:37 PM   #4
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Lol 2" tires.
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Old 05-20-05, 04:24 AM   #5
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I used knobbies on the road for a long time, this winter i picked up 1.4 slicks and its a world of a difference. Of course they are lighter, like 250 or 300 grams lighter. And they roll so nicely . I tried going with knobbies again a little while ago and on a turn i a skid out and crashed.
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Old 05-20-05, 12:40 PM   #6
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Mmmm, 2.1" slicks.
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Old 05-20-05, 12:45 PM   #7
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Old 05-20-05, 12:48 PM   #8
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One day I'll have me a pair of schwalbe supermotos. 26x2.35". Mmmmm.
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Old 05-20-05, 03:00 PM   #9
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I went from 1.95" knobbies to 1.5" slicks on my commuter bike. Then I bought a roadie with 23c Michelin Pro2 Races. Skinnier than Paris Hilton and a lot better looking.
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