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Michelin Pro Race Tyre Wear

Postby roadfreak » Fri Jun 20, 2008 2:20 am

Hi all,

Just picked up my first road bike over the weekend and have been on a couple of rides already and am loving it :D

My bike has Michelin Pro Race tyres and I've looked on the net and they don't seem to have wear indicators.
In this case, how do you tell when you need to change them over?

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by BNA » Fri Jun 20, 2008 8:45 am

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Postby wayno » Fri Jun 20, 2008 8:45 am

I was thinking the same thing. I have the light grey ones, so when that part wears off, or gets close to, its time for Pro 3's
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Postby Bnej » Fri Jun 20, 2008 8:46 am

If you can see the threads, or if they are significantly squared off in places, or cut up, then it's time to replace them.
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Postby rustychisel » Fri Jun 20, 2008 11:23 am

Almost certainly they'll be cut to shreds long before reaching the point of 'worn out', IME.
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Postby stevos » Fri Jun 20, 2008 12:29 pm

i had mine for ages but i started to get to many punctures so replaced them, havent had a flat since :lol:
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Postby mikesbytes » Fri Jun 20, 2008 1:26 pm

rustychisel wrote:Almost certainly they'll be cut to shreds long before reaching the point of 'worn out', IME.


Bet me to it, especially if you live in Sydney.
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Postby Andrew69 » Fri Jun 20, 2008 4:16 pm

wayno wrote:I was thinking the same thing. I have the light grey ones, so when that part wears off, or gets close to, its time for Pro 3's
The "black" Pro Race 3's are on special at PBK for something like $34 until Monday.
I order a pair yesterday, along with some other goodies.
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Postby zozza » Fri Jun 20, 2008 11:38 pm

Sorry a little off subject but whats the normal postage time for PBK? I think i saw something like 28 days? Is this correct?
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Postby leximack » Fri Jun 20, 2008 11:54 pm

zozza wrote:Sorry a little off subject but whats the normal postage time for PBK? I think i saw something like 28 days? Is this correct?


my last order from pbk took about 10 days from order date, i ordered, paid for it, seemed to sit there for a few days then it shipped.
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Postby mikesbytes » Sat Jun 21, 2008 12:18 am

zozza wrote:Sorry a little off subject but whats the normal postage time for PBK? I think i saw something like 28 days? Is this correct?


I once ordered on Friday and received my package on Tuesday, so that was 4 days.
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Postby Mulger bill » Sat Jun 21, 2008 12:32 am

I've ony got about ~500km on mine (25c). I've had a few flats, but some were from shoddy patching :oops:

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Postby Andrew69 » Sat Jun 21, 2008 2:12 pm

mikesbytes wrote:
zozza wrote:Sorry a little off subject but whats the normal postage time for PBK? I think i saw something like 28 days? Is this correct?


I once ordered on Friday and received my package on Tuesday, so that was 4 days.
Same here. Two orders, both here in less than 5 days. Hopefully me current order will be here by tuesday!
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Postby zozza » Sat Jun 21, 2008 9:36 pm

Thanks guys, bargains and good delivery. I'm sold!
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Postby Andrew69 » Wed Jun 25, 2008 10:17 pm

Five day delivery yet again from PBK.

Damn those pro race 3's are bloody tight to get on the wheel. Pinched a tube damn it....
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