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    Conti's GP4000s vs Michelin Pro 4 Service Course

    I have Contis right now and are thinking of trying out the Pro 4s. Anyone has tried them both and can give me their 2 cents? Thanks.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ricanfred View Post
    I have Contis right now and are thinking of trying out the Pro 4s. Anyone has tried them both and can give me their 2 cents? Thanks.....
    I have ridden both. I prefer the Pro 4. The grip on that tire is awesome. I really don't care if it doesn't last as long (although I don't know this just yet)
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    I have the Pro4 on the front (because they were available in 20s which are the only tire size that clears the crown of the fork of my Italian steel road bike) and 23mm GP 4000 on the back. The GPs are well-worn after 750 miles and some indoor trainer abuse this winter. The Pro 4's seem excellent thus far (but don't know how long they will last...I put it on last weekend).

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    Having ridden both, I would say that Contis are known for their supple feeling, sort of like a tubular.

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    Ridden 4000S's for a few years. New bike last year came with PRO4's. They have treated me very well. Similar life, and road grip and feel.

    I miss the little wear holes of the 4000S's. Back to guessing when a tire is worn out.
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    I switched to the GP 4000s two Michelin generations ago when the "2s" would cut if you just looked at them cross-eyed. No such problems with the Contis. I can't say if the "4s" have fixed this problem, but I have no reason to try to find out. The GP4000 is the best tire I have ever run in 30+ years of road cycling. Extremely cut, wear, and puncture resistant.

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