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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:53 pm 
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Hi guys,

I have a supersix evo in black/white color and i am currently usng the zipp 202 FC.
I am wondering if tan sidewalls tyre would look good on the bike. If anyone has a supersix evo with tan sidewalls, would love to see them. Thanks


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:46 pm 
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tan sidewalls look good on every bike

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 2:54 am 
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Second that ! Cant go wrong with tan walls, i wisch there was more choice specially in 25 mm


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:04 am 
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especially nice on traditional geos.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 4:44 am 
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I disagree. Mine is black and white and I have had all black tires on. Well at the beginning of winter I put gp4000 4 seasons on and they are hideaous.

I'm just swapping wheels now, but those are good tires and they are staying on those rims, but they look terrible.

I think the C-dale is such a sleek modern looking animal that the tan or brown sidewalls just look way out of place and old fashioned. You definitely need a modern looking tire. I'll put a picture up soon, but I definitely wouldnt get them again, for this reason alone. And there are too many other options. I'm sure they would look good on a steel frame.

I would recommend Ultremo's. I think they look good, or the michelin's I don't know if your evo has a splash or red on itl, or if you are using SRAM red, if thats the case then +1 for the Ultremo. Some have a little red writing.


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:34 am 
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my vote is against tan sidewalls


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:42 am 
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N.T wrote:
tan sidewalls look good on every bike

:thumbup:

Not enough of them in the world.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:45 pm 
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Northoceanbeach wrote:
I disagree. Mine is black and white and I have had all black tires on. Well at the beginning of winter I put gp4000 4 seasons on and they are hideaous.

I'm just swapping wheels now, but those are good tires and they are staying on those rims, but they look terrible.

I think the C-dale is such a sleek modern looking animal that the tan or brown sidewalls just look way out of place and old fashioned. You definitely need a modern looking tire. I'll put a picture up soon, but I definitely wouldnt get them again, for this reason alone. And there are too many other options. I'm sure they would look good on a steel frame.

I would recommend Ultremo's. I think they look good, or the michelin's I don't know if your evo has a splash or red on itl, or if you are using SRAM red, if thats the case then +1 for the Ultremo. Some have a little red writing.


That is my feeling as well. Just curious how tan sidewalls would look on an evo. A picture would be much appreciated


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:45 pm 
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N.T wrote:
tan sidewalls look good on every bike


How about tan sidewalls on a dogma?


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 2:00 pm 
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I like a tab sidewall on an alloy rim but I think they look wrong on an all carbon rim.


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 2:11 pm 
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Let it be known that as a rule tan side walls can only be used during Paris-Roubaix :smartass:

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 2:32 pm 
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gilesharrison wrote:
I like a tab sidewall on an alloy rim but I think they look wrong on an all carbon rim.

What?
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Maybe this helps....

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 1:01 am 
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stella-azzurra wrote:
Let it be known that as a rule tan side walls can only be used during Paris-Roubaix :smartass:

Which rule? Tan sidewalls are currently the standard in all pro races

http://www.cyclingnews.com/races/omloop ... tos/253431
http://www.cyclingnews.com/races/tour-o ... tos/252013
http://www.cyclingnews.com/races/tour-o ... tos/252015
http://www.cyclingnews.com/races/vuelta ... tos/252600
http://www.cyclingnews.com/races/vuelta ... tos/252599
http://www.cyclingnews.com/races/le-tou ... tos/253831
http://www.cyclingnews.com/races/strade ... tos/254584
http://www.cyclingnews.com/races/drieda ... tos/252220

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 1:49 am 
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Sisbud wrote:
N.T wrote:
tan sidewalls look good on every bike


How about tan sidewalls on a dogma?


That's what I have :thumbup:


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