Tag Archives: Tyres

Continental Grand Prix 4000S vs Vittoria Rubino Pro — which is best?

Which rubber to ride on your bicycle is a very subjective choice. Vittoria Rubino Pros have been a long time favourite bike tyre of mine. I recently put a set of Continental Grand Prix 4000s tyres on my Wabi Special bicycle. This article is┬ámy subjective comparison. Following is a quick snapshot of the differences between the bike tyres. Continental Grand Prix 4000S Vittoria Rubino Pro Manufacturer summary Top choice of serious race bikemore »

Cooper Tires ATRs — 25,000 km performance update

My Cooper Tires ATRs have performed faultlessly on my Toyota Prado during the last 25,000 km of driving in the city, bush, beaches and camping. There was one thing that I remember from my university marketing 101 subject 20+ years ago. That was, if you want to increase sales, you can do one of three things: improve your product reduce your price increase your promotion (advertising/marketing). Using elasticity of demand curves, somehow, youmore »

Vittoria Rubino Pro cycling tyres (tires)

Vittoria Rubino Pro bicycle tyres have proven to be a reliable riding companion for me over the last 3,000 km. When I took up riding bicycles again after a 20 year break, I purchased a Fuji Absolute 3.0 flat bar road bike (my bike). I figured that I was so out of shape that I would never be able to ride a drop bar road bike. As I have got progressively fitter, Imore »