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Old 09-06-07, 06:41 AM
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Tire Help

I currently have the stock specialized tires that came on my Robaix. I am looking to purchase some new tires. Which would you recommend? I have looked at the Hutchinson Fusion 2 and the Michelin Pro2 Road Tire. Any suggestions?
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Old 09-06-07, 06:44 AM
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Training: Michelin Krylion carbon
Racing: Michelin Pro2 race
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Old 09-06-07, 08:05 AM
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Buying from PBK, you might as well get the best stuff out there cheaper than you can buy the mediocre in the store.

Id go with either the Continental 4000s's or the Michelin Pro Race 2s.
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Old 09-06-07, 08:22 AM
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Personally I would get a set of the Continental GP 4000's with the Chili compound from Pro Bike Kit.
https://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=Y1015
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Old 09-06-07, 08:25 AM
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Conti 4000s don't like the rain (or maybe it's my squirly bike handling)
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Old 09-06-07, 04:43 PM
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Originally Posted by rollin View Post
Conti 4000s don't like the rain (or maybe it's my squirly bike handling)
From what I was told by my LBS a few days ago, the ones with the "chili" compound that Travis200 mentioned, are supposed to alleviate this issue. While I haven't tried those I agree with you on the "older" ones that didn't have this.

OP, I just swapped out the tires off my Roubaix from the Specialized Roubaix Pro 700x23/25 to the Mondo S-Works tire and couldn't be happier. Here is a review of both the Mondo's and All-Condition S-Works tires,
https://www.cyclingnews.com/tech.php?..._all_condition

I had also considered the Pro Race 2's but was "told" that they weren't the best tires to use as a "everyday" tire. As Jynx mentioned they were highly recommended for racing but I needed a tire that could be used for training and racing as needed...
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Old 09-06-07, 04:48 PM
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I like this thread!

The maxxis fuse tires that came on my CAAD9 are obnoxiously grippy. I keep getting rocks stuck in them because they have tread. It's annoying, and I'm probably going to end up replacing them sooner rather than later. But the way I see it, having more rolling resistance is going to make me stronger
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Old 09-06-07, 04:51 PM
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I use the Pro2Race's on one of my bikes and Vittoria Open Corsa CXs on my other, I definitely like the vittorias better, as you cycle more and try more tires you should find what's best for you.
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What are you going to be doing on them? training, racing ?
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Old 09-06-07, 05:49 PM
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I've been really pleased with my Krylions....but I may try some Conti's or the Pro2Race next time.
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