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I think a new back tyre might be required soon.
3rd Feb 2009, 17:36   | tags:,,,,,

Sprocket says:

hmm, only worn on the left, are you making a lot of left turns on your way to work?? and then cycling home backwards??

3rd Feb 2009, 18:59

ditch the knobbly stuff and get some semi-slicks with kevlar sleeves, you'll forget how to change them before they wear out.

3rd Feb 2009, 20:03

taniwha says:

hmmmm ... maybe not so grippity.

3rd Feb 2009, 20:17

plenty grippity! I'm currently running Bontrager Hardcase Cruizers, which don't even skid on wet leaves!

4th Feb 2009, 09:36

taniwha says:

meant 540's tyres but glad for a tip for something more grippity. My wife followed your advice on a decent bicycle maintenance book.

4th Feb 2009, 13:54

ah, splendid!

4th Feb 2009, 14:46

540air says:

I think that slicks, or at least "street" tyres, will be the replacement for sure.
Sprocket, that's the angle dude, the tyre is slick in the middle now, but has plenty grip on both sides :)

9th Feb 2009, 13:33

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