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Turbo Cotton VS. Conti GP5000?

Old 09-01-20, 01:50 PM
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Originally Posted by bahula03
The argument you're trying to make here eats itself as soon as you try to support it with "why" because the why here is that TdF riders are getting paid to use a selection of tires provided by their sponsor. The overwhelming utility of seeing which tires they're using is seeing what a manufacturer wants to sell you as their highest performing tire for a given stage.

Which, if as you're saying, what pros are riding should have such a strong influence on lesser rider's tire selection, how many stages do you think a TdF rider will put on a set of tires before they're binned?
You have a simplified version of how this works.
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Old 09-23-20, 10:42 PM
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I wanted to revisit this thread because I am a lover of the GP5000 and I had asked previously on this forum about switching to Turbo Cottons. After getting a double-flat on Saturday, I purchased a set of TCs (700x28) and took them for a spin for the first time tonight.

HOLY SMOKES! What a tire.

Im sure it will have its drawbacks, but for now I am having a great time.
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Old 09-24-20, 07:30 AM
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Originally Posted by JS41989
I wanted to revisit this thread because I am a lover of the GP5000 and I had asked previously on this forum about switching to Turbo Cottons. After getting a double-flat on Saturday, I purchased a set of TCs (700x28) and took them for a spin for the first time tonight.
HOLY SMOKES! What a tire.
Im sure it will have its drawbacks, but for now I am having a great time.
If you have good roads, the TCs are absolutely awesome.

I want to try the new Veloflex Corsa Race, though, and see how they match up.
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