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recommendations for a good training tire? nm(10 posts)

recommendations for a good training tire? nmweiwentg
Apr 25, 2002 8:18 PM
Performance Forte Pro KevlarMcAndrus
Apr 26, 2002 4:02 AM
Yes, I know - the dreaded Forte brand. But they're good tires. If you use them, though, make sure it's the Pro Kevlar line: the other Forte's are not very good and wear out quickly. The Pro Kevlar's ride nicely, are inexpensive, and wear well. They do tend to flatten out on the tread a little quickly but, hey, nobody's perfect.
Conti Gatorskin - works great for me. nmDougSloan
Apr 26, 2002 5:51 AM
Conti Gatorskin - ditto nmDaveL
Apr 26, 2002 7:43 AM
Question about Gatorskins:Spoke Wrench
Apr 26, 2002 4:48 PM
In the past, I have been reluctant to recommend Containental tires because I felt they had poor cut resistance. I can't remember ever wearing out a Conti. I've always cut a caseing badly enough to have to throw it away. Do you think the Gatorskins are significantly more cut resistant than previous Continental tires?
Question about Gatorskins:DougSloan
Apr 27, 2002 4:02 PM
Not sure compared to other Conti's, but they are far better than Michelin AP's or Vittoria Corsa's. They are really tough.
ThanksSpoke Wrench
Apr 29, 2002 5:45 AM
Sounds like one I should try the next time around.
Michelin Axial Carbons have done me well - nmMike Prince
Apr 26, 2002 7:36 AM
Continental Ultra 2000. Good tire. nmSintesi
Apr 26, 2002 10:20 AM
Apr 26, 2002 9:31 PM
have put about 1000 miles on them, no cuts, no flats. I sure miss standing along side the road changing flats in my axial pro lights that originally came on my bike.