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Anybody else keep up with how many miles on your Conti GP 4000 S tires?

Old 08-16-14, 02:52 PM
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Anybody else keep up with how many miles on your Conti GP 4000 S tires?

I've got 3,670 on mine, wear indicators still showing.

I know it's not Shelton's way but I rotated mine at 2,000 .
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I run gatorskins. They get me about 3k, sometimes 4 if I don't brake hard too often. I never rotate, just replace the rear tire. I probably have close to 10k on my front.

lol, just went to amazon and ordered another tire. This thread reminded me that I'll be due for a new one in about a month.
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I've gotten well over 3K miles on some of mine. However I've had to replace 2 this year due to bad cuts and one had plenty of rubber on it. I must have hit some road trash. In both cases I don't think that Gatorskins would have made a difference.
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One of the useful, if underutilized, features of Bikejournal is a component log that allows you to easily keep up with when you add/change tires and other components. Once you add them, it will automatically track the mileage they have based on the mileage you accrue through your rides. Of course, that requires entering your rides there as well.

I currently run GP4Ks, but I only switched to them from Gatorskins last year, so I only have about 1,000 miles on them. I got just under 4K on my Gatorskins (rear really, I swapped out both once I converted). There was still tread on the tire, but the sidewall was developing issues.
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Originally Posted by cafzali
One of the useful, if underutilized, features of Bikejournal is a component log that allows you to easily keep up with when you add/change tires and other components. Once you add them, it will automatically track the mileage they have based on the mileage you accrue through your rides. Of course, that requires entering your rides there as well.

I currently run GP4Ks, but I only switched to them from Gatorskins last year, so I only have about 1,000 miles on them. I got just under 4K on my Gatorskins (rear really, I swapped out both once I converted). There was still tread on the tire, but the sidewall was developing issues.
I've built a website that track components as well. I'm a data geek and enjoy that stuff. I'm watching my tires very closely as I've not been able to get past 3K on my previous tires (not Contis). I'm going to try to run them right down to where the wear indicators disappear. I met a Conti Rep, and cyclist, who told me it was completely safe to do so. We shall see.
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