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  • Mixin Match gators and michelins

    12 52.17%
  • Run both gators

    3 13.04%
  • stop *****ing about aesthetics

    8 34.78%
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    So this question is from a completely aesthetic position, but what is everyones stance on mix matched tires. I have some new gator skins (700x28's) and an essentially new Michelin Dynamic front tire (700x25). So what would you do?

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    burly tire in the back, pretty tire in the front. form follows function. bulletproof is pretty.
    give me war redder than blood and fiercer than fire!

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    Run the matching gatorskins first, then when the rear wears out, replace it with the dynamic.

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    i always rotate my tires. new on the front, then switch it to the back as needed. my tires are often mismatched. i guess ideally i'd always match them, but it doesn't really work out like that in my world.

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    michelin front....specialized back

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    Matching tires? When did fixies become pimp my ride?

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    Quote Originally Posted by boots
    burly tire in the back, pretty tire in the front. form follows function. bulletproof is pretty.
    I agree--I was a lazy ****** today though and didn't fully prepare for the transit strike related commute. My front is still a 28mm Armadillo, but my back tire is my shiatty $8 25mm that I bought for use on the trainer. I was too lazy to change it last night or this morning.

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