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ET You started a great post.....(6 posts)

ET You started a great post.....Len J
Sep 7, 2001 1:26 PM
that got screwed up by the bug just when it had some momentum.

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re: ET You started a great post.....DINOSAUR
Sep 7, 2001 1:34 PM
Yes it is a great post. It's something that we all deal with. Years ago my wife said if I bought anymore tubular tires she would divorce me. Well, I switched back to clinchers, still married and no more tubbies. You know, if I could teach her to wrench we would have a perfect marriage. I might be onto something here..
Difference between clinchers and tubulars???Dog
Sep 7, 2001 1:42 PM
So the weekly question really boils down to "what your spouse permits", and has nothing to do with ride qualities, rolling resistance, ease of repair, all that. Hmm. Man, I was way off. :-)

spouse stuffTig
Sep 7, 2001 3:24 PM
"ride qualities, rolling resistance, ease of repair"

Hmmm, those values could be used in describing various aspects of a marriage as well as tubies vs. clinchers! ;o)
Difference between clinchers and tubulars???DINOSAUR
Sep 7, 2001 4:27 PM
Sorry Doug, you lost me here. I don't know what you mean. Maybe it was a thing to do about money and cutting back on expensives at the time. Tubbies were kind of expensive in the 80's. I tried to make my wife happy. Guess it worked, I'm still married... tires are still a soft spot I can never seem to find the perfect tire. I can tell you one that isn't, Performance Forte Pro Kevlars. I could squeeze about 600 mi on the rear tire and into the garbage.
Went back to Conti GP3000's and what a difference!

goin for humorDog
Sep 7, 2001 6:08 PM
took a shot at humor on that one; some work, some don't