Vittoria Diamante Pro Tires - Clincher

3.14/5 (58 Reviews)
MSRP : $68.00

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Product Description

The Vittoria Diamante Pro is an elite racing tire in Vittoira?s advanced, light, and flexible 220 TPI Nylon Plus casing. This tire features highly technical, modern tread design, very light weight, bead-to-bead flat protection, and secure handling, which

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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Brian a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: November 27, 2012

Strengths:    rolling resistance, Comfort, traction

Weaknesses:    price

Bottom Line:   
I have owned quite a few tires in my few years of riding, and these are among my favorites. The only one I have experience with is the 25c version. I switch wheels and tires often, but i have had this tire since the spring and I have done at least two races on it. No flats to speak of, and I train a lot on chip seal roads. I also don't run much pressure in it either (about 105 when on the rear, 90-95 in front) and I am around 190lbs. I suppose everyone has different luck with tires, but racing tires aren't meant to ride or wear like Gatorskin Hardshell.

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Favorite Ride:   Giant City Park

Price Paid:    $32.00

Purchased At:   ebay(new)

Similar Products Used:   Continental Grand Prix 4000s, Hutchinson Intensive, Hutchinson Fusion 3, Hutchinson Atom, Bontrager Race-lite, Bontrager Race-lite hardcase, Continental sport, Forte Pro+

Bike Setup:   Specialized Tarmac Pro SL, Sram Force, Vuelta Corsa-lite wheels

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Calder486SE a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: October 4, 2012

Strengths:    Color...seriously, thats it. Oh, and that they are "from Italy" although likely the rubber is from Thailand, just like Vittoria only, maybe brand name.

Weaknesses:    Where to start: Price (in relation to the REAL weakness...) durability, rolling resistance, tread pattern, sidewall quality, center ream thickness, handling...

Bottom Line:   
Wow. I have been racing since 1985, not just Raced pro for several years throughout the mid to late 90's and still race as hard as ever, and NEVER EVER have I had the kind of flats I have had with the vittoria Diamante's. Absolutely mind-boggling.
Of EVERY ride I ahev ahd on these in the alst month, I have ahd at least one flat. EVERY RIDE!!! Last night (10/4/12) I had three! THREE!!! In less than 23 miles.
I am an ULTRA loyal Vittoria fan. Tires, tubes, tire liners, valve stems, valve extenders on all bikes, heck, even my levers are from vittoria. but never, have I EVER felt so totaly screwed by Vittoria. I will likely just send these back to my local rep and expect nothing in return, just to voice my absolute disgust with these tires. I am absolutely flabbergasted that I ran almost an entire season with a set of Zaffirro pro's on my trainign wheels, passed them onto my wifes bike for her to use, and she has yet to ahve ONE single flat. But the higher quality, higher TPI count and MUCH higher priced Diamante's have had a flat EVERY single ride.
Please...for the love of our sport, and for my hope and blessings to be on anyone reading this as a fellow rider, PLEASE do not waste your money on these tires. This is my second pair, with the same results. Less than three weeks old, and a flat on every single ride. No exageration, no kidding, no joke.
Amazingly worthless and ridiculous tires that have cost me time, money and countless wasted rides this year thus far.

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Favorite Ride:   Mountains

Purchased At:   Team

Similar Products Used:   Vittoria Rubino Pro, Vittoria Zaffirro Pro, Vittoria Corsa Evo, Vittoria CX tires, Vittoria tubes, liners, levers, extenders and valves.

Bike Setup:   Wilier Cento Uno, Campagnolo Super Record 11, Campagnolo Bullet 50 wheels, Look Keo carbon ti blade pedals, FSA K Force K wing carbon bar, OS99 stem, seat post, carbon cages, carbon skewers, Wilier Selle Italia Kit Carbino team saddle

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Mike Nindorf a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: June 19, 2012

Strengths:    supple

Weaknesses:    did not last- rode less than 450 miles

Bottom Line:   
Vittoria Diamante Pro Radiale

I put a new tire on my back rim before the 2012 Ride the Rockies. (6 days, 432 miles)
All the rubber is gone from the middle of the tire!!! (I can see the cords.)
I am 190 lbs.

Hopefully the local bike shop will replace them.

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Favorite Ride:   Trail Ridge Road, Colorado

Price Paid:    $65.00

Purchased At:   local bikes shop

Similar Products Used:   Kenda Kaleinte

Bike Setup:   Scott R2 Addict, Dura Ace (Original) /Ultegra (2012)

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Mac

Date Reviewed: May 14, 2012

Strengths:    Vittoria Diamante Pro II - great grip, excellent weight, very puncture resistant, super speed

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
I use these form over 4 years and they are great! I train and race on them without any mercy and they suffer a lot but still I can count on them. Last pair lasted 12k km. They wear but if you want to have a grip you have to accept the wear. There is no other solution. I don't believe in stories of super resistant, super grip, super cheap, super long lasting tires. Any plastic Kendas will last longer but the biker himself possibly will not survive. In the race or hard training you have to trust your tires... and Diamante Pro are worth of trust.

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Mick a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: April 28, 2012

Strengths:    Fast Rolling
Look good

Weaknesses:    Durability
Poor Handling

Bottom Line:   
Came on the bike and have only lasted 3 months (2000) and all the tread is gone on the back, down to the casing. Never gave much confidence in cornering, felt squirmy and didn't like to be lent over (tall narrow profile?)

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Similar Products Used:   Continental GP4000s - better conering, wear a little better

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