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NEW Tires- Pro Race 2's or Service Course?

Old 07-01-07, 09:04 PM
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NEW Tires- Pro Race 2's or Service Course?

Any feedback on the Service Course tires or should I just go with the Pro Race 2's?
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Old 07-01-07, 09:08 PM
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my PR2's say "Service Course" on them. What's the difference?
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Originally Posted by bdcheung
my PR2's say "Service Course" on them. What's the difference?
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Old 07-01-07, 09:59 PM
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from the web about the Service Course tires-

"The main feature of this 23mm tyre is the reduced rolling resistance and increased grip. Now, normally it isn't possible to increase one without the other being reduced, but a new Silica compound Michelin have developed allows advances in both directions. Michelin claim 40% more grip, even in the wet, and an increased camber angle of 7 degrees, giving 5kph more speed in the bends."
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Old 07-01-07, 10:10 PM
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You mean "Limited Edition", they are excellent tires, great grip perfect in the rain, reduced rolling resistance and lighter than normal Pro2 races, very supple tire with latex tubes (vittoria gold).

IMHO the best clincher available but durability is a slight issue as its effectively a race tire.

These are the tires I'm using, the "limited edition" model which only come in the horizon blue color, I've got 6 pairs stashed away


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Old 07-01-07, 10:10 PM
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Er mine says PR2 service course.
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Old 07-01-07, 10:49 PM
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FWIW, the best price on those is Pro Bike Kit - https://www.probikekit.com. Less than $29 each (compared to around $55 at the LBS).
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https://www.bikeforums.net/33-road-bike-racing/315131-goodbye-pro-race2-s.html
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Originally Posted by kleng
IMHO the best clincher available ]
vittoria open corsa cx FTW!!!!!
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