Veloflex Black Tire Tires - Clincher

4.55/5 (20 Reviews)
MSRP : $45.00

Product Description

  • The new Veloflex "Black" tires
  • 700x22C
  • Weight: 190g
  • Max Pressure 145 psi

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Kenneth C a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: February 17, 2012

Strengths:    Rolling performance, cornering, confidence inspiring, durability

Weaknesses:    Susceptible to cuts

Bottom Line:   
I purchased the Corsa's based on the recommendations posted in this thread and I couldn't be more pleased with following the consensus of the users of roadbikereview. Initially, I was concerned after a couple consecutive flats but since that time (July 2011) the tires have been simply excellent. My bike rolls better than any bike when the downhills come and cornering is fast, controlled and confidence inspiring. I'm over two hundred pounds on a Cannondale CAAD8 with Mavic Ksyrium Elites running around 100 psi and I've been extremely satisfied. Wear performance is as others have described, susceptible to cuts but it keeps going. I've accumulated more than 2000 miles in 7-months. I've limited tire experience but these are the best tires I've ever owned.

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Favorite Ride:   Amtrak Century

Price Paid:    $55.00

Purchased At:

Similar Products Used:   Hutchinson Speed Kevlar

Bike Setup:   Cannondale CAAD8
Dura Ace 7800
Mavic Ksyrium Elites

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by mavop a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: January 18, 2012

Strengths:    Fast,light and beautiful Italian style.

Weaknesses:    Can be a little hard to mount on some types of rims.

Bottom Line:   
Great road feel. Very comfortable and responsive. Best road clincher I've ridden.

This tire is not for every day use but more for racing or special rides. Any of the tires with the same specs will cut and wear faster than most tires. Compare apples to apples

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Favorite Ride:   any ride

Similar Products Used:   Vittoria,Michelin,Conti,ect.

Bike Setup:   Cervelo R3SL Campy Record.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Jeff a Triathlete

Date Reviewed: January 9, 2012

Strengths:    Tread holds very well, even on wet roads. They are easy to get on and off and can withstand higher pressures than most clenchers. Very resistant to gravel and other road debris.

Weaknesses:    seems like sidewalls wear faster than tread.

Bottom Line:   
Very impressed with these tires. When I first got them I inflated them to 10 bar and took them for a test ride, hit a piece of glass and tore a huge chunk out of the tread on the rear tire. 2 and a half years and 1500 miles later the hole finally wore through. Up until then, 0 flats.

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Favorite Ride:   hills

Price Paid:    $48.00

Purchased At:   biketiresdirect

Similar Products Used:   continental, bontrager, maxxis

Bike Setup:   tri bike

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by tripley a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: December 28, 2011

Strengths:    Very good traction in dry weather and good in wet weather, puncture resistant and long wearing for a racing tire.

Weaknesses:    The sidewalls are easily damaged and they do not wear as well as some of the less aggresive tires I've tried. They are a racing tire what do you expect?

Bottom Line:   
A durable racing tire. I've had a hot love for Open Corsa's but like a bad girlfriend they've left me stuck out on the road (It's a whole other review). The Veloflex tires just keep going. They're a little bit slower than the Corsa's in the turns but they still inspire confidence. The ride is not quite up to the Corsa's, but dang good. I have had good luck with the Velos avoiding flats and they wear well for a racing tire. I'm giving up the hot love and marrying the reliable Veloflex.

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Favorite Ride:   RAMROD

Similar Products Used:   Vittoria Open Corsa CX, Vittoria Diamente, Verdestein Fortenzza, Michelin Pro 2

Bike Setup:   Gunnar Roadie, Merlin carbon, Felt F5

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by STEVE WARDLAW a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: August 24, 2011

Strengths:    weight, ride, comfort.

Weaknesses:    wears fast!!! But after riding them I can't go back to lesser tires.

Bottom Line:   
great rode feel. very fast and thet soak up the rough stuff. corners better than any tire I've ridden.

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Favorite Ride:   6 gap century in georgia

Price Paid:    $50.00

Purchased At:   internet site

Similar Products Used:   conti 4000, vittoria

Bike Setup:   litespeed ultimate with chris king everthing. Brooks saddle(what else)

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