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Author Topic: Wish tyres (tires) weren't so expensive  (Read 1260 times)

Cabo Cruz

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Re: Wish tyres (tires) weren't so expensive
« Reply #15 on: October 27, 2009, 09:10:29 PM »
Yes, Br. Chas, those Avon AM26 tyres are a bit pricey... but you are guaranteed a more enjoyable Bullet with them between the seat and the asphalt... lean your bike and enjoy a new and improved Bullet ride, brother!
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Chasfield

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Re: Wish tyres (tires) weren't so expensive
« Reply #16 on: October 28, 2009, 07:40:47 PM »
Thanks, PJ.

I am hoping that the tyre will  give me a more solid and relaxed cornering experience.

My stock rear tyre has a somewhat flattened profile and gets up onto the edge of the tread. It squirms around a little, leading to what we Brits would once have called a threepenny bit mode of cornering.

Historical coinage notes for US brothers:

The threepenny bit was part of our pre-decimal coinage and was notable for being 12 sided - AKA the "spanner tanner".

The tanner, or sixpenny piece, was another obsolete, small, pre-decimal coin and was AKA "half a bob", i.e  half a shilling.

I think I will stop now as there is no end to all this coinage stuff.
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Re: Wish tyres (tires) weren't so expensive
« Reply #17 on: October 28, 2009, 09:27:25 PM »
Wow Chasfield, and I thought we had it bad with our worthless penny.  ::)

The Garbone

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Re: Wish tyres (tires) weren't so expensive
« Reply #18 on: October 29, 2009, 02:04:20 AM »


I have a sneaking suspicion folks in the USA re taxed about as much s folks in England, but we like to pretend we're not.  I also have a feeling we waste more than the English government, but I could be wrong.

Not even,  I was over in Europe in the mid 90s and its not all that bad, just a difference in lifestyles.     Things did not seem as hyper dynamic as they can get over here.    London was pretty cool...   I guess it comes down to "show me the money."  and the wild west...  ;)     
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