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Hey guys,

just interested in what everyones favorite tire to ride on the street is,

currently i am enjoying my Vittoria open corsa evos alot... really supple ride compared to the gatorskins i usually ride...

what bout everyone else, what tire do you choose for your go to tire when building a new wheelset or getting a new tire...
     
July 5, 2013 09:00 AM
MattyMo
From: MACRAMENTO // CALIFORNIA
139 posts
14 bikes
I used to ride the gator hard shells. I enjoyed them, but they gave a rough ride.

I have now switched to the continental gp4000s great tire.
     
July 5, 2013 12:02 PM
Basilios
From: toronto
52 posts
1 bike
open corsa's are too expensive to commute on.

gp4000's dont last long enough i find.

hardshell/gatorskins are my fav for riding around, even long rides. rides not that harsh.
you definitely feel more rolling resistance though

i ride 4season conti's on my main bike and i like them. good balance
     
July 5, 2013 12:21 PM
mktng
From: Ottawa, ON Canada
816 posts
22 bikes
conti ,gp4000s
very good tire
     
July 5, 2013 12:47 PM
panos
From: greece
1 post
4 bikes
Yeah I will def agree open corsas are not the most price effective however if you can find a good deal on them I def suggest trying some out!

Got a great deal on mine and super happy with them
     
July 5, 2013 03:15 PM
MattyMo
From: MACRAMENTO // CALIFORNIA
139 posts
14 bikes
michelin pro3-4, krylion or aka pro4 endurance
vittoria rubino, diamante pro, and open corsa
conti gatorskin and gp4000
     
July 5, 2013 05:03 PM
I'm currently riding a rear Continental Super Sport which is doing me good so far and I have a Gatorskin spare. I really like the ride of the supersport versus riding gatorskins or randos, much smoother and lighter.
     
July 5, 2013 09:16 PM
(F) Conti GP4000s, (R) Conti Super Sport Plus
     
July 6, 2013 12:27 AM
pedalconsumption
From: Portland,OR
142 posts
5 bikes
I'm running Conti Grand Prixs after realizing that hardshells were pretty overkill for the streets i ride. Pretty much the same thing as 4000s'. love them too
     
July 6, 2013 04:21 AM
brembilla
From: CA, Irvine (previously SJ)
429 posts
8 bikes
GP4000 for front and rear
     
July 6, 2013 04:51 AM
PocosPeroLocos
From: San Jose, California
58 posts
2 bikes
I was riding the popular Conti Gatorskin, but recently switched to Hutchinson Equinox.
I recently got a rear flat without any quick deflation, but they seem to hold up well here in the desert.
     
July 6, 2013 07:11 AM
Rushing
From: Las Vegas, NV
372 posts
3 bikes
mich pro4. hands down. ive used many brands and these are the fastest and no flats if you keep them inflated properly.
     
July 8, 2013 03:12 AM
thebaron
From: mississauga, ontario, canada
19 posts
7 bikes
the crappy part about pro4's is that they square out in the center, defeating the purpose of cornering
     
July 8, 2013 04:08 AM
Front - GP4000S
Back - Rando
     
July 9, 2013 03:23 AM
geraldjna
From: Culver City, CA
28 posts
1 bike
I use a Continental Super Sport for the front and whatever i can find at the bike shop trash bin for the rear .
     
July 12, 2013 12:24 AM
stripes
From: San Francisco
85 posts
14 bikes
Bontrager T1's or T'2. Lasts a million skids and for $15 a piece, it's perfect. IMO.
     
July 14, 2013 03:20 AM
unbiasedmark
From: Las Vegas, NV
34 posts
4 bikes
+1 on Zaffiro front and Rando rear. Bontrager t1's also served me well.
     
July 14, 2013 08:18 AM
Jaysumthin
From: Kalihi, Hawaii
21 posts
5 bikes
Gp4000's don't give to many flats?
     
July 16, 2013 02:50 AM
Vittoria Zaffiro Pro tires are extremely good.
     
July 16, 2013 04:04 AM
andper
From: Bay Area, CA
41 posts
2 bikes

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