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Thread: mismatch tires?

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    mismatch tires?

    So what do you do?

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    I voted i don't give a crap. Sometimes they match just because I'm building wheels or replacing tyres in pairs. Sometimes they don't. This ain't no fashion show.
    One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach -- all the damn vampires.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spider-man
    I voted i don't give a crap. Sometimes they match just because I'm building wheels or replacing tyres in pairs. Sometimes they don't. This ain't no fashion show.
    +1

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    Mine match because I found a tire that I loved (Specialized All Conditions Pro) and eventually ended up with two of 'em on at once.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spider-man
    ... This ain't no fashion show.

    BWAAHHHHH HA HA HHHHAAAAAAA! heh, heheeeheehee.

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    mine don't match very often. it isn't common to find matching tires in the dumpster.
    Quote Originally Posted by Jacquie Phelan
    Until mountain biking came along, the bike scene was ruled by a small elite cadre of people who seemed allergic to enthusiasm.

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    Buy 'em as I need 'em...

    I'm matching them all the way on my roadie though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crushkilldstroy
    mine don't match very often. it isn't common to find matching tires in the dumpster.
    +1

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    Quote Originally Posted by crushkilldstroy
    mine don't match very often. it isn't common to find matching tires in the dumpster.
    Agreed.

    Right now I have Vittoria Fortezza TriComps in 700x25. One is pink, and one is blue. That's the closest I've come to finding matching tires that weren't already on matching wheels.

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    semi-knobby up front, totally slick out back. because I run a front brake.

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    you're a pack of slobs

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    For the past year I have ridden with Conti 4 Season GP's in front, for their wet weather stickiness; and, with Armadillos in back, for their resistance to flats.

    This Monday I will start riding Conti GP 4000s, front and back.
    I'll report the difference.

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    i ride a cheap kenda that came on my bike up front and then a specialized all weather armadillo in the back cause i skidded through my others.
    "That thing is a death trap"

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    I don't give a crap. It's hard enough to find clean matching socks every morning as it is.

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    I miss match right now. but normaly I have matching tires or at least ones that are for front and back of the same company and style line.
    ERic.. schnayke for short/////////

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    Quote Originally Posted by sloppy robot
    you're a pack of slobs
    you say that like it's a bad thing.`
    Quote Originally Posted by Jacquie Phelan
    Until mountain biking came along, the bike scene was ruled by a small elite cadre of people who seemed allergic to enthusiasm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ^oZ
    Buy 'em as I need 'em...

    I'm matching them all the way on my roadie though.
    Interestingly enough, the tires on my fixie match right now, and the tires on my roadie don't

    pure coincidence, though

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    Gatorskin on back, rubino or zaffiro up front. Utility all the way. Then ride em til they die.
    Bloodstains, speed kills, fast bikes, cheap thrills, French girls, fine wine...

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    ive said it before(all the time), i am really poor. so ending up with matching tires is like finding a box full of money. that said, bontrager race lite in the front(slick) and michelin orium with red stripes and tread on the rear. and i use a front brake to save the rear tire.
    im a ****ing idiot. well, im happy to admit it.

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    I use tubulars... those qualify in this tires survey??

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    I can't really vote, because I don't know which bike you're asking about.

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