Since crashing yesterday

Since I really can’t ride today anyway, I’m using the downtime taking to work on Emily. The plan is to change out the Thickslicks for some Vittoria tires, hopefully gaining better traction. You can see a real difference in tread and material.

Thickslicks 700 x 25

Vittoria 700 x 25

The Thickslicks are basically just a bald tire. Why they’re constructed that way remains a mystery. But they were on the bike when i bought it, so I left them on until they wore out. Of course, since they were bald to begin with, I really couldn’t tell when that was going to be, so being the “plan ahead” kinda’ guy that I am, I bought the Vittori’s, hoping to watch for tread wear as the miles pile on.

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