Bontrager Race Lite Tires - Tubular

2.33/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $40.00

Product Description

  • 220 TPI
  • Aramid Bead
  • Lightweight vulcanized tubular ideal for training

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Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by waldo425 a Commuter

Date Reviewed: November 8, 2008

Strengths:    The tires are strong and don't puncture easily.

Weaknesses:    The bead is so stiff that it takes about a half an hour to get it to line up properly. Had I known about this I probably would not have bought them and likely wont bye them again.

Bottom Line:   
I fill these up to the max PSI of 120 because theres a lot of rocks and debris along the way; unfortunately in doing so it makes corning a bit scary. The thick walls of the tire do keep it in tack where other tires have been shredded for me.

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Price Paid:    $3899.00

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

Date Reviewed: June 23, 2008

Strengths:    None

Weaknesses:    Poorly made

Bottom Line:   
$40 for a new tubular tire is considered bargain-basement these days. And with good reason. The based tape on this tire separated from the casing before I even had a chance to glue it onto a rim. Totally worthless.

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Favorite Ride:   Hunterdon Co., NJ

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   South Maui Bicycles

Similar Products Used:   numerous tubulars by Veloflex, Vittoria, Continental, Clement, Barum, and others

Bike Setup:   Litespeed Classic, Dura Ace components, handbuilt traditional 32-spoke tubular wheels with box rims.

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Peter Schultze a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: September 17, 2007

Strengths:    Very nice ride. Light.

Weaknesses:    Lots of punctures.

Bottom Line:   
I have the red and black Racelites - ride very nice but very thin and susceptible to punctures. Goatheads and glass seem to line up for me and can't miss me. These tires have gotten my tube patching skills buffed.

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Favorite Ride:   Cherry Creek Trail

Purchased At:   Came w my used bike

Bike Setup:   2004 Bianchi Veloce with Campy wheel set.

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