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black, orange, or yellow tires?

Old 07-02-05, 07:16 PM
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black, orange, or yellow tires?

...for my orca. two months, and the vredesteins that came with it are developing blisters on the tires, so they're outa here. going back to the conti GP3000. always liked the ride, very few flats, never had to think about my tires. SO......should i get black, orange, or maybe the yellow ones? all you fashionistas weigh in. thanks
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Old 07-02-05, 07:52 PM
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My friend would say orange... me too. Black's boring. At least go with colored.
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Old 07-02-05, 07:56 PM
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Orange, then yellow. I keep black for the boring trainer.
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Old 07-02-05, 07:57 PM
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I'd say orange as well.
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If the orange tires match Orbea's orange, then definitely go with them. If the yellow matches better, then get the yellow. Orange would be tres sweet, though...
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Definitely orange, followed by yellow. Save black for the boring people .
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Tough to say from the picture...ship me the Orbea and I'll see what my yellow GP3000's look like next to it. PM me for the shipping address.
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Old 07-03-05, 12:38 AM
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black or orange, not enough yellow on the bike--yellow tires would stick out too much
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This is what they look like on my Tangerine 'Dale - they are smoooth too just quietly
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Orange.
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Originally Posted by el twe
If the orange tires match Orbea's orange, then definitely go with them. If the yellow matches better, then get the yellow. Orange would be tres sweet, though...
What el said.
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wow, it's unanimous. orange it is. thanks, everyone
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i have an orbea too where do you find orange tires?
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the orange or yellow tires will be black in a few weeks anyway, so.....
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Old 07-03-05, 05:54 PM
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Originally Posted by literacer
i have an orbea too where do you find orange tires?
they are continental GP3000s. ordered 'em at www.biketiresdirect.com for $37 each
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Conti will be amused by the surge in sales of orange tires might start a fashion trend.
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yeah, i love colored tires now. always had black ones, but i got a good deal on a red vittoria pro at the LBS and it just made my bike look so much cooler. well, the back half at least, the front still has plain black.
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I was looking at the same tire but in yellow for my Scott. I would say orange for yours. Anyway you can find a pair at a LBS to see if the orange matches close enough?
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Old 07-03-05, 09:34 PM
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They sure are going to see a run on the orange...just picked up two from www.biketiresdirect.com to match the accents on my bike. Now to the less important question...Are the Conti GP3000's any good? I think roadbike review gave them a 3.5 out of 5...
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Old 07-03-05, 09:50 PM
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Mix it up a little! Yellow in front, orange in back.
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I have white side wall vredestein tires jsut for the heck of it on mine. Will go to black probably with the next set.
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Originally Posted by clfjmpr44
They sure are going to see a run on the orange...just picked up two from www.biketiresdirect.com to match the accents on my bike. Now to the less important question...Are the Conti GP3000's any good? I think roadbike review gave them a 3.5 out of 5...
Anyone??
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Old 07-05-05, 03:06 PM
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I have some orange Maxxis Zephyr's I'd sell ya for real cheap, heh.
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