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Old 02-06-10, 10:25 PM   #1
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My ride today and Conti tires

I rode out today to Kings for some hill repeats. The weather was crappy, and the road was wet but hey beats the trainer. Anyway after the first repeat I was coming down kings taking it very easy, around 20-25. Next thing I know my front tire completely washes out. Somehow I managed to stay up right, regained control, tire got traction again and I was able to get back in to my lane. I thought I was going down for sure. I am convinced my 4000s saved my azz by regaining grip fast. Still it was pretty bad I blew past the double yellow and almost ran off the road. If there was a car going up I would have been a hood ornament. My best guess I hit one of those elfing tar patches. Anyway thumbs up for Coninental 4000s tires.
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Old 02-07-10, 10:58 PM   #2
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...thumbs up for Coninental 4000s tires.
+1 Conti's rock.
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Old 02-08-10, 12:13 AM   #3
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Yeah, probably one of those effing tar patches
I knew there was some tricksome tar patches going down Pagemill so I kept my speed to about 30, and some buttmunch tailgated me all the way down *mad*
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Love my Conti 4000s as well +1 -- Glad to hear you made it out okay!
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Yeah, probably one of those effing tar patches
I knew there was some tricksome tar patches going down Pagemill so I kept my speed to about 30, and some buttmunch tailgated me all the way down *mad*
Yep, that would be my guess also. I freaken hate those things. Sunday was fun also, front went flat while going down 84. Long story short, front rim chewed up a sidewall in the tire. heh On a bright side, an excuse to get new set of wheels. The rear one is not staying true these days anyway.
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