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Old 10-17-09, 03:33 PM   #1
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best tires for skidding?

what are some cheap tires that are good for skidding? not treaded too much along the center strip.
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Old 10-17-09, 03:34 PM   #2
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Old 10-17-09, 03:49 PM   #4
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im not getting much help from your random replies guys. o___o

can i get some recommendations?
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Old 10-17-09, 03:53 PM   #5
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soma everwear
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i prefer just taking off the tyre. you can do mad skidddzzzzz forevAr!
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Old 10-17-09, 04:00 PM   #7
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and skid on my tubes? i dont think i want to buy new tubes everyday. LOL.
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Old 10-17-09, 04:05 PM   #9
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use coaster brakes.
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Old 10-17-09, 04:07 PM   #10
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Just take any old tire and rub some grease on it. You'll skid for days.
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Old 10-17-09, 04:13 PM   #11
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does rubbing grease on them seriously work? O___O

what kind of grease? LOL.
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Old 10-17-09, 04:31 PM   #12
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******bags aside...






Vittoria Randos are IMO one of the best tires for skidding.

WHY?

- They have many layers. You can tell where youre skidding through, unlike some tires, its hard to figure out where the wear is.
-Why waste $15 on a Vittoria Zaffiro, every month, when you can skid through a Rando for nearly 3 months, for $30?
- If youre gonna do nuts to stem skids or whip skids, theyll endure either or, without worrying about the sidewalls tearing. (Yes, I know theres a Super Everwear, but I still prefer the ride/wear of a Rando.)

You can go and buy cheap CST tires, and spend $10 everytime, which will be pretty often, because theyre not anywhere as durable as Randos.
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Old 10-17-09, 04:35 PM   #13
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I was kidding, please don't grease your tires.
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Old 10-17-09, 04:36 PM   #14
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cheapset ones you can find.
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Old 10-21-09, 11:14 PM   #17
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Do you spend more time riding on your tires or skidding on your tires?

Some people's priorities are a bit ****ed up.
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Get some silicon tire detailing spray, I the car one will do.

Then just coat the tread of your rear tire with it before you ride. You will skid like a mothafu-cka and it'll protect your tires from wear. If you are really serious, take the bottle with you and re-apply every 10 minutes.
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