CST Czar Tires - Clincher

2.83/5 (6 Reviews)
MSRP : $40.00


Product Description

Take corners with ease with the Czar, a fast-rolling, dual compound tire featuring increased cornering traction.
The pro level tire provides a lightweight EPS puncture resistance layer, making the Czar's dependability as good as its performance.


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by elise a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: August 21, 2013

Strengths:    My husband has had this tire on his bike rear for mod than a year now. He doesn't ride a lot, none the less it hasn't given us any trouble. It seems to hold air better than the older expensive front tire. I just had 2 put on
my bike and they feel pretty good. I ride 50-100mi/week, even if its 100° out. The guy that installed them did mention something about using a shorter stem with these tires, maybe that'd help some people that don't chance the tire for a living.


Weaknesses:    Haven't found any yet

Bottom Line:   
Overall, fine tire for everyday riding. I haven't had the experience of the best tires to compare these too. Seem just fine to me. I really like the feel of these tires on my hands, almost tacky. But that may be the lack of dirt. Hoping the traction is awesome. Good luck out there!

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Purchased At:   local bike shop, tis

Bike Setup:   Road bike


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Mike

Date Reviewed: January 13, 2013

Strengths:    I rode these tires for over a 1000 miles without complaint. I rode them on chip seal in SC and across the entire state of AR and did not flat. This past weekend I finally had to replace them. I tried Michelin Krylon and pinched two tubes trying to install them. I am going back to CSTs!

Weaknesses:    None. Cant beat the price and durability in my experienc

Bottom Line:   
Why fix it if they are not broke!


Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by 8ch a Commuter

Date Reviewed: July 9, 2011

Strengths:    cheap

Weaknesses:    inconsistant ride, punctured easily

Bottom Line:   
they felt imbalanced and punctured without resistance. I have spent a lot of money on tubes during the use of these tires. But in their defence i am riding iowa's worst streets and during the first of the year when the roads are littered with the most debri. i couldn't aford to ride them any longer. i hope others have better luck.

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Price Paid:    $15.00

Purchased At:   ichibike dsm,ia

Similar Products Used:   bontrager select, continental gatorskin

Bike Setup:   sub 20lb. fast commuter


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Mezagog a Commuter

Date Reviewed: March 12, 2011

Strengths:    Price and the ability to run over anything

Weaknesses:    Weighty and noisey. Not a big deal

Bottom Line:   
So I have been rolling on these bad boys for a year now. Been riding in the heat of the summer of Fresno California and the Winter of the Pacific Northwest, they are still going strong. Not sure if I just got really really lucky or if the other reviewers got not so lucky. Have 1500 miles on them and just rotated them. Actually have not been able to find them again.

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Favorite Ride:   Dyes Inlet Loop

Price Paid:    $10.00

Purchased At:   Rubber Soul Bicycles

Similar Products Used:   Everything on Clearancce

Bike Setup:   Centerion Signet, Friction Shifters, Mavic 571 Hubs, 105 Rear, Suntour Cyclone II Front, Sugino everything else


Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:2
Submitted by wellw1234 a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: January 6, 2010

Strengths:    cheap if you can get them to work

Weaknesses:    unmountable, heavy

Bottom Line:   
These cst czar tires were nearly unmountable . It took me half an hour a broken quick stick tire lever and a lot of grunting to mount one. I never did ride it. I immediately removed it which took another twenty minutes damaged my rim and punctured my tube. I know that there can be some times tight rim and tire combinations but this was beyond the pale and I know how to change a tire. I've contacted CST hoping my pair are just defective and that the entire line are not this bad.

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Favorite Ride:   Chicago lake shore

Price Paid:    $36.00

Purchased At:   Ebay

Similar Products Used:   kenda Koncept

Bike Setup:   Cannondale R700



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