Schwalbe Ultremo ZX HD Tires - Clincher

4/5 (6 Reviews)
MSRP : $72.00


Product Description

Schwalbe Ultremo ZX Racestar HD SpeedGuard: chwalbe's best road tire yet. RaceStar triple compound significantly reduces rolling resistance. Additional material reinforces the tire shoulders for increased mileage and durability.


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Krieg Kimble

Date Reviewed: September 20, 2012

Strengths:    These tires roll out incredibly fast, and roll easy, the best I have ever found.
I added 1 1/2 mph to my speed overnight.


Weaknesses:    Sidewall, durability.

Bottom Line:   
It kills me to not be able to give the highest rating, the speed comes with a price, low durability.
The sidewalls will start to show threads at 400 miles at 500 look out, failure, I have seen these same comments on other sites.Race day tires for me.


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

Date Reviewed: January 23, 2012

Strengths:    light,supple,grippy,fast

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
These are great tyres...over 4000km on rear tyre and no punctures...very light...grippy and roll great

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Favorite Ride:   fishshop

Price Paid:    $37.00

Purchased At:   Ribble

Similar Products Used:   Michelin pro,vittoria's

Bike Setup:   Bianchi 928iasp,campag record,reynolds assualts


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:2
Submitted by Dargo200 a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: January 11, 2012

Strengths:    Great performace in all facets

Weaknesses:    poor wear, thin walled & cuts easy

Bottom Line:   
The performance of these tyres are really great. Fast, supple, grippy & look great but all this performance comes at a cost. They do not wear well (only got about 1500klm before I tossed them) & beware of road debris as they seem to cut easily. The side walls are especially thin, the slightest graze on the walls will damage the threads and you'll be throwing out the tyre before you complete your next 100klm. I really like these tyres but just can't justify buy new tyres evey 3 months. These do not make a good commute / training tyre best saved for race day.

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Favorite Ride:   M7

Price Paid:    $45.00

Purchased At:   Wiggle.com

Similar Products Used:   maxxis hors category, Vittoria runino pro

Bike Setup:   2011 TCR Advanced


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Mark Felton a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: June 11, 2011

Strengths:    Very Low rolling resistance - only 195g - Good looking in colours - No puncture in several hundred miles - Easy to change with no levers

Weaknesses:    None so far

Bottom Line:   
Superb Tyres so far and no punctures - They look great as well - replaced Vittoria Rubino Pro (great tyres for training) as Summer rubber and feel very fast - Tried Evo Corsas last year and cut up very quickly - have used Krylion carbon (v good) and various Spesh tyres on other bikes - these are as good as it gets and £48 pair in UK is good value. Few small nicks but I always clean them down and check after a ride, seem a good match for DuraAce 7850 CL wheels. One other plus point is that they slip on easily without using levers and will be easy to get off.

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Favorite Ride:   Surrey Hills

Price Paid:    $24.00

Purchased At:   RIBBLE

Similar Products Used:   Rubino pro, Evo Corsa CX, Krylion Carbon, Mondo, Spesh Roubaix

Bike Setup:   S Works Tarmac SL2 - ultegra SL - DA 7850CL wheelset


Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Gravballe a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: June 5, 2011

Bottom Line:   
Very good tire except from puncture resistence. 4 punctures in 3 weeks (aprox 1400 km). Driving same routes. With Vredstein I have normally 1 to 2 piunctures a year!



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