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Old 05-31-2011, 06:49 PM   #1
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Default Subcultures, Calibers, or Cityblocks?

I'm curious which of these tires you guys think is a better all around tire. They are all high performance dual pin tires, but I'm interested in their wear, performance, and versatility. I will be getting them in their soft compounds.

Subcultures, Calibers, or Cityblocks?
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I'm curious which of these tires you guys think is a better all around tire. They are all high performance dual pin tires, but I'm interested in their wear, performance, and versatility. I will be getting them in their soft compounds.

Subcultures, Calibers, or Cityblocks for Buggy?

Calibers or Cityblocks for Truggy?

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calibers or cityblocks, both are are pretty equel, the calibers you can switch from front to back, side to side, for differnt performance, hard to pick between the 2.
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i have ran them all i prefer the subcultures for buggy, the new truggy subcultures are dialed also
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i have ran them all i prefer the subcultures for buggy, the new truggy subcultures are dialed also
subcultures are only good for hard pack clay, get them in a soft loomy track and you might get stuck...lol
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I haven't tried the subcultures, but the cityblock is my favorite truggy tire. It seems like it works everywhere I go, and I travel to a lot of different tracks. Cityblocks wear better than calibers and have better foams too. You can't go wrong with them.
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i do race on hard packed tracks mostly, when i do race on a loamy track i wouldnt pick any of the tires that he listed, i would go with a crossbow or ibeam type tire
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I haven't tried the subcultures, but the cityblock is my favorite truggy tire. It seems like it works everywhere I go, and I travel to a lot of different tracks. Cityblocks wear better than calibers and have better foams too. You can't go wrong with them.
+1, i like super soft I-BEAMS also
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I think it all depends on what type of insert you are wanting personally. The Calibars are directional though and for truggy were my favorite. I always like the cityblocks better on buggy.
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Caliber for the truggy, thats what i run and i love thoes tires, ive been running the same pair since January, and i race about 2 or 3 times a month
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are the proline inserts ok? Or should I get AKA inserts?
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all the inserts coming out now are awesome. I love the closed cell and v2 combo of proline. Aka has some bomb ass tires now too with their new foam design. I have several sets of proline and several sets of aka and you cant go wrong either way.
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I like the calibers for sure.
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Proline just released a new caliber. It is lighter than the previous model and has a different style closed cell foam. I just received them; I will post pics soon.
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Subcultures Blues are the best for me. I tried the 3 you listed.

Citiblocks = push after the first pin is worn
Proline = M3 wear to fast for me, M2 are just a little to hard.

I like the subculture at the bigger events. I can run them new when the track is starting to form a groove but still has loose dirt in some sections. Then as the track grooves the first pin starts wearing away. Perfect for the mains on a grooved track. Since it's actually 3 pin's new. You will have 2 1/3 pin or so remaining for the mains.

I actually do a proline v2 rim, aka red foam, with a subculture tire.
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I love all 3 and they all have low wear factors. Calibers are great all around same with cultures and city blocks. No matter the choice it's a good one. I would choose calibers or subcultures out of the 3 but i love the AKA blocks aswell. This is when you just buy 2 of each and run opposites lol and when people ask why, you simply say couldn't make my mind up......LOL Also you tend to get more watchers when you run 2 diffrent colored dish rims...
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