Michelin Krylion Carbon Tires - Clincher

3.84/5 (57 Reviews)
MSRP : $65.00


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Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Scott

Date Reviewed: August 12, 2014

Strengths:    Looks Nice

Weaknesses:    Durability
Ride Quality
Cornering Ability
Dry Rot Very Quickly


Bottom Line:   
Sidewall splits, very abruptly, for apparently no reason. A road tire that can't handle 110 psi without shredding, WHAT? I bought a 2 sets of these and 3 out of the 4 tires have had major catastrophic failures within the first few hundred miles. I feel confident the fourth would if I kept riding it. Very dangerous tires. They may be puncture resistant, but none have lasted long enough to find out. Overall I am very disappointed.


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Will

Date Reviewed: July 27, 2012

Strengths:    These tires are great for a straight smooth long bike path. They are hard as a rock. A little tough to put on the rim, spray a lube around the rim and tire makes it a lot easier. I like the stiffness and the non wear on them.

Weaknesses:    I did purchase one and after mounting the tire, it formed a bubble. Took the tire off and noticed the carbon fiber in one place had separated. I have purchased more of these tires since that happened and have never had that problem again.

Bottom Line:   
Best tire for the bucks that I have found.


Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Sirridesalot

Date Reviewed: May 4, 2012

Strengths:    Look nice

Weaknesses:    Side walls split after 300 miles

Bottom Line:   
Out 80 bucks. Side walls split after 300 miles very disappointed.


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Todd a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: September 9, 2011

Strengths:    Price is right. Smooth which is great for indoor trainers. Durable.

Weaknesses:    Difficult to mount onto rim

Bottom Line:   
Great, strong, bald tire. The only problem is getting them on and off rims. They are "incredibly" tight-fitting. There is no way you will get these on your hands or even basic blastic tire-irons. You will need heavy-duty plastic ones. Be prepared to struggle, seriously.

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Similar Products Used:   Continental 4-Season

Bike Setup:   1999 Cannondale CAAD3 R300
Mavic Rims


Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Steve a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: August 2, 2011

Strengths:    DURABILITY AND FLAT RESISTENT.

Weaknesses:    NOT A SUPPLE RIDE. NOT A TIRE FOR A RAINY DAY.

Bottom Line:   
This tire wears like iron. After 2000KM plus the tire shows hardly any signs of wear. The downside is you feel every little stone and pavement ripple between the road and rubber.
THIS TIRE DOES NOT PERFORM WELL ON WET ROADS. THE TIRE DOES NOT GRIP A RAIN SOAKED PAVEMENT WELL AND DOES NOT INSPIRE CONFIDENCE IN SHARP TURNS.

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Favorite Ride:   The One Today

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   Western Bike Works

Similar Products Used:   PRO RACE 3 MICH. SPECIALIZED ARMADILLO

Bike Setup:   SPECIALIZED ROUBAIX EXPERT 2010



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