Hutchinson Fusion 3 Tires - Clincher

2.64/5 (11 Reviews)
MSRP : $44.99

Product Description

The Fusion 3 offer the best compromise between grip, performance and resistance by using a triple compound design. Hard rubber center to improve wear and resist cuts Lower rolling resistance Softer intermediate rubber t...

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Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Gayle Garrigues a Commuter

Date Reviewed: August 2, 2013

Strengths:    Easy to get off rim

Weaknesses:    If you like fixing flats this is the tire for you
After a whopping 300 miles I started getting flats on a daily basis
Don't waste your time or money.

Bottom Line:   
Don't buy

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by harry tuttle a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: May 9, 2013

Strengths:    smooth ride, 127 tpi, grip, durability

Weaknesses:    can be pricey when not on sale, weak-ish bead

Bottom Line:   
was trying out a 25mm front tire looking for some comfort. unfortunately it was cheap and 60tpi. i have 1800 miles on the fusion 3 rear and its still going strong, so i put it up front and put a new fusion 3 on the rear. wow, what a difference. great ride. i am ~165lbs and run 100-105psi. i have had one tire blow off the rim after going over a bad railroad crossing; two others in my group also flatted but without the tire coming off the rim. luckily no damage to the rim (mavic ksyrium elites). no fives in the rating because 1) they ride great but not like a tubular, 2) I have seen $65 MSRP and that is a bit strong, but you can find them on sale.

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Price Paid:    $35.00

Similar Products Used:   michelin pro race 3, tufo s33, vittoria rubino,

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Mark Morgan

Date Reviewed: March 11, 2013

Strengths:    Roll well

Weaknesses:    Inherent weakness in sidewalls or beading or both

Bottom Line:   
I got great milage out of my fusion 2's experiencing no problems whatsover. Thought I'd upgrade to the new model after reading some glowing reviews. Obviously, whoever wrote the reviews didn't spend long enough riding on these tyres because if they did they'd retract everything they said. After riding bikes for 35 years I know how to fit a tyre correctly so I can't blame myself for the accident that occurred the first time I used my new fusion 3's. After just 500 mtrs as I rolled downhill the bloody sidewall on my front tyre blew off the rim and sent me sprawling across the road. One broken rib and about three layers of skin later I limped back home and threw these brand new, dangerous as all hell tyres straight into the garbage bin where they belong. It's not just coincidence, there are way too many people experiencing the same problem and to be honest, I don't know how these tyres are still on the market. They're a disgrace to their makers.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Kickerua a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: July 10, 2012

Strengths:    Very good puncture resistance — 2 years, zero puncture.
Very smooth ride.

Weaknesses:    None I known.

Bottom Line:   
It's 3000 miles already done, and I suppose after another 3000 miles I will buy two new fusion 3.

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Bike Setup:   Bianchi Infinito

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Brooks LIde

Date Reviewed: June 11, 2012

Strengths:    Good tire with good durability.

Weaknesses:    None other than they are more difficult to mount than Conti's especially when new.

Bottom Line:   
I have ridden these tires for the last 4-5 years in different iterations (Fusion 2 up through Fusion 3). Usually can find them on sale. They have been very reliable and I have gotten high milage on every one of these tires, much higher than
Conti's or other good tires. I have not had any sidewall trouble that others have complained about. Great tires. I ride 8-10,000 miles a year doing fast group rides.

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Hutchinson Fusion 3 splitting rubber

I've got brand new Hutchinson Fusion 3 tyres running on Shimano Ultegra 6700 rims and they are splitting, front and rear, unevenly, all along the top of the rim. Is this normal? Is it ok to ride and keep riding or should I be worried and demand an exchange/refund?Read More »

My opinions on Fusion 3 tubeless vs good tubed clincher

Posting in case someone does a search for tubeless and comparing it to a tubed tire while deciding on a new wheel or tire purchase. My first few weeks running a Fusion 3 23c tubeless on a 23mm wide rim from BHS. I weigh 165 and my roads are hellacious chipseal and infamous patches of goatheads ne ... Read More »

Michelin Pro Race 4 or Hutchinson Fusion 3

I'm thinking of change my Michelin Pro Race 3 for either one of these two. I'm no racer. I have them installed on a set of Mavic Cosmic Carbone SLR. If you were me wich one would you choose and why? just need to make up my mind don't want to start an argument.:thumbsup:Read More »

Hutchinson Fusion 3 Tubeless Blew Off Rim

So I am sitting here at work today and all of a sudden I hear a huge bang. I walk outside on my patio to see my rear tire clearly blown off the rim. The bike was not in the Sun and the tire pressure was about 100PSI so it should not have done this. Rim ZTR Crest 29er on My Cannondale Bad Boy (co ... Read More »

What casued this......Hutchinson Fusion 3 tire

Tires and Giant tubes have 500 miles on them. I just put the tires and tubes on my old wheels that came with the my bike, they were previously installed on Easton EA90 Aeros which are going back. Luckily this didn't happen when they were on the Easton's I would have been able to return them. I h ... Read More »

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