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I WAS going to get a pair of Clent Strada LGG's

Old 03-10-16, 07:49 PM
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I WAS going to get a pair of Clent Strada LGG's

I just read a couple reviews on the Clement Strada LGG clincher tire. The guy at VeloNews apparently thinks it's a mountain bike tire as he states it's durability and handling in the dirt. Its called a Strada tire. Strada-Road.

At Road CC the reviewer kept mentioning the grip the tires have. So a tire that has a contact patch of a square centimeter has grip? How does a a bike tire have grip? Never felt the need for more grip whether on my 20" Schwinn Bantam when I was 5 yrs old or swooping down the banking on my Clement No. 1's.

Going to be buying a pair of Michelin Dymamic Classics at $10 a pop. I really don't think there is much difference in bike tires. A lot of nonsense when it comes to bikes, bike tires and parts.
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Old 03-10-16, 08:08 PM
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My wife's bike is wearing 700x25 Clement Strada LCGs. Flat protection isn't top-notch, but they are fast rolling and are wearing really well. Excellent tires for the money. That said, if you are on here stating "I really don't think there is much difference in bike tires," I have to suspect you're trolling.
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Old 03-10-16, 08:44 PM
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Well I went on line to get a review on these tires and I get two cycling journalists that have ridden them, yet can't give me any useful information. Not only that they describe performance in really odd terms. Makes me wonder if there is much difference in tires for someone like me, who is a recreational low mileage rider, when those who are professional reviewers and I presume are racking up high mileage, can't give me a reason to buy them. As with most components for bikes, the difference between good and best is pretty subtle.
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Well, I, for one, would eschew all bicycle tires that have no grip. I certainly want, at the least, some grip, particularly when swooping down banking.
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Man I love those tires, I'd recommend them . However not based on durability. I haven't ridden them long enough to wear them out. But they're my favorite but only comparing them to continental ultra sport, pasela tour guard, Vittoria zaffiro, freedom thicksllicks, on the open road.
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