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Black tires / White tires : Which ones?

Old 09-07-11, 01:13 PM
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Black tires / White tires : Which ones?

Help. I"m incapable of making decisions for myself. Actually I have a preference which way to go, but would like some support.

The creme tires are also bigger, (35 vs. 28) and would slightly complicate the eventual fendering via a set of VO hammered fenders.

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Old 09-07-11, 01:15 PM
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I like the creme tires with that pale blue color scheme.
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Old 09-07-11, 01:21 PM
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Seldom would I say go with the cream. Today, I say go with the cream.
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cream gives it a lighter less standard look.. black makes it look closer to a standard bike like everyone else rides.. not really stylish.
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Unless you're planning to hang up the bike on a wall most of the time or permanently, what's the point of all white tires if the tread portion will eventually darken from dirt and scuffing caused by by the road surfaces. Why not go between the two choices and gowith whitewall tires instead??

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Originally Posted by Chombi View Post
Unless you're planning to hang up the bike on a wall most of the time or permanently, what's the point of all white tires if the tread portion will eventually darken from dirt and scuffing caused by by the road surfaces. Why not go between the two choices and gowith whitewall tires instead??
In my experience, cream tires continue to look good even after riding them for quite a while. It might depend on the brand. Yes, they do darken somewhat but they still look cool--and decidedly cream-colored.
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Cream and a saddle to match the handlebar tape.
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I would choose the black. I'm not liking the creme.
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Have you considering slapping a tan sidewall tire on it to see how it would look?
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Originally Posted by 20grit View Post
Seldom would I say go with the cream. Today, I say go with the cream.
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Are those the 700x35 Delta Cruisers?

I'm liking the cream as well. Ultimately, it comes down to whichever rides/handles better. Aesthetics aside, which one suits your riding style or needs as the rider?
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Black. And, black tape on the handlebars.

If you don't want the black, go cream, cream seat, and cream handlebar tape.
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