It was a cold and rainy New Year’s Day ride when I first fell out of love with my Continental Gatorskin tires. No – strike that. That was when my ambivalent “Yea, they’re OK” turned into a “Why did I pay extra for Kevlar casing tires??”
In hindsight, however, neither my ambivalence nor my negative impressions of the tires were correct. In fact, it was only because the tires performed so well that I was able to ride for so long without thinking about them in the first place.