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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:17 am 
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Looking at Ribble Cycles and they have the clincher Challenge Open Grifo 33 Cross Tyre listed as well as the Challenge Grifo 32 Cross Tyre. Looking at the specs I can't spot the difference.

http://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/sp/road-track-bike/challenge-challenge-tyres-road-tri-track-folding-challenge-open-grifo-33-cross-tyre/chaltyrf291

http://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/sp/road-track-bike/challenge-challenge-tyres-road-tri-track-folding-challenge-grifo-32-pro-folding-tyre/chaltyrf321

So what is the difference other than the word Open and the number?? Also is there any difference between the white tread and the black tread?

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:31 am 
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Despite their pictures and stats, the "Grifo Pro" that I have seen is only 60tpi and has black sidewalls. This may account for the price variance.

http://www.universalcycles.com/shopping ... tegory=178


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:58 am 
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Ahah! Trickery. Cheers for pointing that out to me.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:44 am 
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white version on the tub and open are meant to be grippier as well

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:43 am 
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euan, where does this info about grip come from? Is it supposed to be about the rubber or the thread? The Challenge website is very scarce on details.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:55 am 
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Crosslore. Just through talk about tyres at races. If you search there are things like this from VN

http://velonews.competitor.com/2009/09/ ... tufo_85785

To be honest just stick with the black

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:27 am 
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Thanks euan. Yeah, got the black XS on my do-it-all bike (except races), and really liking it.

Surprised about the mention of 34mm Challenge tyres though, not seeing them on the website.

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