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How many tires do you use in a year?

Eurotrash

Monkey
Mar 2, 2002
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I'm trying to convince the bank to help me set up a bike shop and I need some figures.
What do you ride?
How many weeks a year do you ride?
How many sets a of tires do you use?
how many sets do you have at any given time (dry weather, rock terrain...?
would all your year's tires in one go if you were offered a good deal?
How many times do you change your brake pads, drive chain... a year?
realy appreciate any help!
 

The Toninator

Muffin
Jul 6, 2001
5,440
16
High(ts) Htown
What do you ride? RacerX, Jamis Dragon and Specialized Allez Comp(all full custom)
How many weeks a year do you ride? 4 days a week at 52 weeks a year and or about 5,000 miles between the 3 of them.
How many sets a of tires do you use? 2 or 3 for the road bike and maybe 3 for the mtbs
how many sets do you have at any given time (dry weather, rock terrain...? 2 spares - 1 set knobby 1 set semi-slickish
would all your year's tires in one go if you were offered a good deall? Probably not
How many times do you change your brake pads, drive chain... a year? Road bike chain = 1 every year and a half mtb at least 2 a year. Brake pads about 1 set per mtb.
 
Personally i'm riding 1 bike to xc and dh etc.
Like most brroke cyclistst i usually buy each part a la carte so a price break on a year of tires wouldn't be feasible but sounds good.
I go through about 10 tires a year or so, a couple chains,deral'rs, 5 or so sets of brake pads,a seat or 2 depending on crashes and that kind of thing.
 

Eurotrash

Monkey
Mar 2, 2002
362
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cool thanks!
I'll look into that but it's still nice to be able to compare what the report says and what the monkeys say.
 

I Are Baboon

Run, Forrest, Run!
Aug 6, 2001
29,519
2,142
MTB New England
I ride XC.
I ride approx 32 weeks out of the year (April through November)
I use one set of tires (too lazy to keep changing them)
I have three sets of tires in my garage (all around tires, sticky tires, narrow XC tires)
I'll buy any parts if they're a good deal
I change the chain, brake pads, etc about once a year
 

golgiaparatus

Out of my element
Aug 30, 2002
7,344
41
Deep in the Jungles of Oklahoma
I go through about 3-4 tires every 2 years (not including countless tubes)... 2 summer seasons I'll go through 2 rears and 1 front. 2 winter seasons will eat about 1 rear tire.

I go through about 3 sets of housing in 2 years.

Every 3 years (roughly) sees a drivetrain rebuild. Middle ring, Granny, chain, cassette.
 

Westy

the teste
Nov 22, 2002
37,068
3,939
Sleazattle
I go through about 6 XC tires a year and 2 sets of road tires. I'll wear out 3 to 4 middle rings on the XC bike and a cassette and go through about 8 chains.

I get to ride 11 months out of the year but 2 of those months are under nasty cold conditions.
 

SK6

Turbo Monkey
Jul 10, 2001
7,596
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Shut up and ride...
Westy said:
I go through about 6 XC tires a year and 2 sets of road tires. I'll wear out 3 to 4 middle rings on the XC bike and a cassette and go through about 8 chains.

I get to ride 11 months out of the year but 2 of those months are under nasty cold conditions.
:think: Damn dude, you sure tear the hell outta your bike, don't ya?

:p

:D
 

Andy_B

Monkey
Jul 21, 2004
679
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whereabouts unknown
DH 1 rear tire every 2 race weekends. 1 front Every 3 races.
XCSS 3 Rears a year 1 front a year.

DH parts as needed.
SS Chain every 500 miles or so.

Brake Pads
Dh EBC Reds 5 sets per season (if its muddy or raining add 3 more)
XC EBC Reds 3 sets per season (if its muddy or raining add 1 more)

Casset/Freewheel
Dh One every 2 years (2 wheel sets)
SS- Not yet
Cogs
Dh- One every 2 years or as needed
SS- 2 a year ( but I have 3 differtn rings i swap between)

Brakes hoses- As need both bikes. One full spare set for each bike.

Both bike are tubless.
 

McGRP01

beer and bikes
Feb 6, 2003
7,797
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Portland, OR
I ride XC & DH.
I ride approx 32 weeks out of the year (April through November)
I use one set of tires on the XC and 3 sets on the DH bike.
I have five sets of tires in my garage (all around tires, sticky tires, mud tires)
I'll buy any parts if they're a good deal
I change the chains, brake pads, etc about once a year.
 

chicodude

The Spooninator
Mar 28, 2004
1,057
1
Paradise
I ride road/XC/DH
I ride i would say 47 and a half weeks out of the year
I have burnt up two sets of XC tires 2 road sets and 1 DH set
I have about(8 tires in my garage
I change my other stuff as it breaks