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Offline Vicelord

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Re: Twitter Feed II
« Reply #30 on: April 08, 2014, 11:12:56 PM »

You haven't, nor will you likely ever, be a positive ROI for that shop. Support the damn shop.

It's a gift card they gave me, I'll spend it either way. I just don't know whether I'd rather pay amazon for the necessities and buy toys with my card, or forego the toys and buy the necessities with the card.

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Re: Twitter Feed II
« Reply #31 on: April 08, 2014, 11:59:42 PM »
If you're in a financial place that you can spend a bit more at the shop, spend a bit more at the shop. If you need to scrape every penny together to ride, then buy from amazon.

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Re: Twitter Feed II
« Reply #32 on: April 09, 2014, 07:41:18 AM »
Just found out we get a team deal on Conti's
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Re: Twitter Feed II
« Reply #33 on: April 09, 2014, 07:58:22 AM »
Just found out we get a team deal on Conti's


That gif is great!  :D


Annual bonus (note, just an example, not a reality  :o ):



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Re: Twitter Feed II
« Reply #34 on: April 09, 2014, 08:21:57 AM »
Contis are awful man! Hard ride, feel like pencils in a corner, and they definitely don't look great.

Get some Michelin or something.

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Re: Twitter Feed II
« Reply #35 on: April 09, 2014, 08:30:02 AM »
Contis have been great for my fat ass...I wish I had a team deal on them!
 
Which tires did you use VL?

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Re: Twitter Feed II
« Reply #36 on: April 09, 2014, 08:36:23 AM »
Contis are awful man! Hard ride, feel like pencils in a corner, and they definitely don't look great.

Get some Michelin or something.


You're right VL,  you're the only one who knows a good tire when you ride one,  you're the only one who knows how to judge tires.
You can be the strongest guy in the field but if you don't know how to use it, when to use it, and have the b*lls to use it at the right time, you'll lose.

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Re: Twitter Feed II
« Reply #37 on: April 09, 2014, 08:36:41 AM »
Pro 4 service course have been my go to for at least a year,  and I've convinced at least two team mates to try them (both conti people) and they echoed my sentiments about supple ride and better feel in corners. Look is subjective but I don't think any tire looks as good as the Michelin either,  except maybe schwalbe. 

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« Reply #38 on: April 09, 2014, 08:45:54 AM »
Whatevs, I used gp4000 years ago, they were ok, I used PR 2's around the same time, they wore out faster and sucked in the rain.  I need a decent tire for training and racing and that is pretty durable, our roads are covered in debris, we don't have pristine AZ quality road surfaces here and it rains.  I've been using Bontrager PR 2 and 3's for the last few years, they were fine.  I'll mount up the conti's tonight or tomorrow and try them, then decide if I want to buy a few more pairs.
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Re: Twitter Feed II
« Reply #39 on: April 09, 2014, 08:47:34 AM »
Comparing pro2 and pro4 is like comparing continental sport to gp400s fwiw.

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Re: Twitter Feed II
« Reply #40 on: April 09, 2014, 08:48:38 AM »
Whatever happened to your love for the mavic (I think thats what they were) tires?

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Re: Twitter Feed II
« Reply #41 on: April 09, 2014, 08:52:14 AM »
I would ride them again in a heartbeat if they would go back on sale, but the Michelson have been the same price and I like slightly better.

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Re: Twitter Feed II
« Reply #42 on: April 09, 2014, 08:54:50 AM »
if we're talking looks (and honestly, ride quality as well. although i wouldn't train on them), you can't beat vittoria.
You can be the strongest guy in the field but if you don't know how to use it, when to use it, and have the b*lls to use it at the right time, you'll lose.

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« Reply #43 on: April 09, 2014, 08:59:40 AM »
I don't care how my tire looks, except that it be all black.  I used vittorias in the past, 1 for racing and 1 for training, I forget which ones, whatever EDR recommended, they were nice but I can only get them from PBK or other online sites and I prefer to buy from da LBS.
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Re: Twitter Feed II
« Reply #44 on: April 09, 2014, 09:00:33 AM »
our team got a deal on gp4000.  I bought some.

they are tires.
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