Vittoria Zaffiro Pro Fold Tires - Clincher

4.58/5 (19 Reviews)
MSRP : $33.99

Product Description

The Vittoria Zaffiro Pro road bike tire is 60tpi racing and training road tire that is reasonably light weight and is...

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Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Michael

Date Reviewed: April 3, 2016

Strengths:    Inexpensive, corner well

Weaknesses:    Rubber is extremely soft and picks up road debris. Sidewalls are soft, even at high pressure. High rolling resistance.

Bottom Line:   
These tires were on a set of lightweight rims I bought a year ago and now have approximately 2,000 miles on them. They have lots of nicks and scrapes from road debris, some of which has become embedded and is now puncturing tubes, so time to get rid of them. The tires were squared off by 500-600 miles, and they're well worn out now.

The worst problem is that these tires have very soft sidewalls. Even at 120 psi, the tires mash down from my weight, and I'm not a heavy rider. I've had to run these at 140 psi to minimize the risk of pinch flats. The tires are thankfully rated to up to 145 psi.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by A T

Date Reviewed: November 22, 2012

Strengths:    Inexpensive

Weaknesses:    None given what it is -- inexpensive training tire

Bottom Line:   
Overall great value. Inexpensive training tire. Smooth ride, relatively puncture resistant, seems to have good traction. I've put about 200 miles on it so far. I weigh about 165 and have it on a Motobecane RECORD. I usually avg about 18.5 mphs. Because it is foldable I generally keep it as a spare in a pocket in my hydration backpack when I'm out on very long rides thru the country side in case one of my high-performance (and more expensive and fragile) tires fails on one of my long rides.

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

Date Reviewed: May 29, 2012

Strengths:    Cheap; puncture resistant; solid training tire; smooth;

Weaknesses:    less grip when wet in compare to Michelin Pro Race3; only 1,500 miles before it explode in center.

Bottom Line:   
I am 255 pounds and usually put around 120 psi. No puncture until 1,500 miles on it when rear just gave up. Squaring appeared around 800-850 miles.

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Price Paid:    $31.00

Purchased At:   Trek brick&mortar

Similar Products Used:   Michelin Pro Race3; Kenda

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

Date Reviewed: October 22, 2009

Strengths:    Inexpensive, great grip, low price, no flats so far.

Weaknesses:    None, perhaps weight?

Bottom Line:   
Great tire, after a season of riding with no flats or cuts in the tire, I am getting some flat spots on the rear tire. Front tire still looks new. Great grip, low price, no flats, all at a low price. I've just bought a new set for next year.

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Similar Products Used:   Fortezza's, (ok, but forget the claims of 160psi), Contis (wear quickly), Serfas Secas (ok, but not as durable)

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Cody a Commuter

Date Reviewed: October 3, 2009

Strengths:    One flat in 10 months of commuting in Chicago (70 miles/wk)! Very durable. Great traction. Easy to mount

Weaknesses:    Not as sticky as race rubber.

Bottom Line:   
It works well.

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Favorite Ride:   Claremont Wilderness Park

Price Paid:    $19.00

Purchased At:   JensonUSA

Similar Products Used:   Continental GP3000

Bike Setup:   2001 Schwinn Homegrown Factory-17" black
700c conversion
Seatpost: Thompson Elite
Saddle: Fizik Nisene
Headset: ICBM
Fork: Salso Cromoto 26" w/ V-brake studs
Handlebar: Easton EA70
Step: Easton EA70
Shifters: Shimano LX
Brake levers: Avid Single Digit Mag
Brakes: Avid Single Digit Mag w/ Mavic brake adaptors
F. Der. Shimano XT
R. Der. 11-21 Ultegra
Chain: SRAM 970
Crank: Truvativ Stylo
Wheelset: Cane Creek Crono X Cross
Tires: Vittoria Zaffiro Pro

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