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Old 03-18-09, 04:40 PM
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Pro 2 Race Tires at Price Point

In case you didn't get the email, it looks like pricepoint.com still has a few Pro2Race tires for pretty reasonable money. I know some folks prefer them to the 3s.

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Old 03-19-09, 06:47 AM
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That's not really that reasonable.

This is reasonable: http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=Y1059
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^^^^ well its a deal if you dont like the 3s which is what you linked. i have read many complaints on the 3s and flats. later.
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Originally Posted by kensuf View Post
That's not really that reasonable.

This is reasonable: http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=Y1059
The Price Point Pro 2 Race tires are about $3 more than the Pro 3s you linked to at probikekit. The 2s are getting hard to find. Like aham23 said, a lot of people prefer the 2s over the 3s. That's kind of the point of the thread.
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Originally Posted by Second Mouse View Post
The Price Point Pro 2 Race tires are about $3 more than the Pro 3s you linked to at probikekit. The 2s are getting hard to find. Like aham23 said, a lot of people prefer the 2s over the 3s. That's kind of the point of the thread.
In blind taste tests, new coke tasted better than old coke. When they brought back "old coke" it wasn't really old coke anymore because of the switch from cane to HFCS, but everyone insisted their good old coke was back.

Go with the pr3's.
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Originally Posted by kensuf View Post
In blind taste tests, new coke tasted better than old coke. When they brought back "old coke" it wasn't really old coke anymore because of the switch from cane to HFCS, but everyone insisted their good old coke was back.

Go with the pr3's.
non sequitur...

I'll take the PR2s.
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Old 03-20-09, 05:25 AM
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Originally Posted by tonyzackery View Post
non sequitur...

I'll take the PR2s.
incorrect.
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Originally Posted by botto View Post
incorrect.
opinions are like...
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Originally Posted by tonyzackery View Post
opinions are like...
whoosh.
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The Coke analogy doesn't fit.

Tires, like most things of this nature, are a series of compromises. Some people prefer the compromises in the P2R better than the compromises in the P3R. There is no earth shattering technology difference between the two.
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Originally Posted by Fat Boy View Post
The Coke analogy doesn't fit.

Tires, like most things of this nature, are a series of compromises. Some people prefer the compromises in the P2R better than the compromises in the P3R. There is no earth shattering technology difference between the two.
A lot of people in the motorcycle community were against ABS braking systems when they became available too.

If you're skeered of getting a flat, ride specialized armadillos or avoid riding through glass.
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My lord. What a tempest in a teapot. It's just a tire.
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Originally Posted by kensuf View Post
A lot of people in the motorcycle community were against ABS braking systems when they became available too.

If you're skeered of getting a flat, ride specialized armadillos or avoid riding through glass.
....or buy tires with a bit better puncture protection, maybe?


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My lord. What a tempest in a teapot. It's just a tire.
Yeah, I thought it would be kind of an innocuous thread. Go figure.
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I, for one, was glad that I got that email from Price Point. Not that I think that PR2's are better than PR3's, but because I've been riding PR2's for a year, found it was a tire I liked... just in time for them to go out of production. Now I've stockpiled four PR2's from this deal and get to delay thinking about choosing a new go-to tire for another year, give or take.
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Originally Posted by Brian Ratliff View Post
I, for one, was glad that I got that email from Price Point. Not that I think that PR2's are better than PR3's, but because I've been riding PR2's for a year, found it was a tire I liked... just in time for them to go out of production. Now I've stockpiled four PR2's from this deal and get to delay thinking about choosing a new go-to tire for another year, give or take.
I think part of the fun of this hobby is trying new things. I have been thoroughly happy with a set of Conti 4000S tires that are about to wear out. Over 3500 miles on the rear with a 215 lb rider without any tire attributed flats front or back (had some problem with light weight tubes) and I love the way they feel and ride. So what am I doing? I have a set of ProRace3s waiting to be mounted because I also hear good things and want to give them a try.
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^^^
Yea, but I'm at the stage where I just want to put my head down and train without having to worry about my equipment.
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Originally Posted by kensuf View Post
That's not really that reasonable.

This is reasonable: http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=Y1059
They only have 2's in 650
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FYI the PR2 23mm are actually about a 25mm tire,,,,
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