Veloflex Carbon Tires - Tubular

5/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $76.00

Product Description

  • 300 threads per inch core spun cotton casing construction
  • 125 psi
  • Natural rubber compound
  • Latex inner tube for low rolling resistance
  • Calicot puncture resistant layer under the tread

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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Antonio Soares a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: October 14, 2011

Strengths:    Durability, very puncture resistent! Low rolling resistance. Excelent finishing.

Weaknesses:    None that I could notice. The only bad thing is that they are a bit difficult to find in stores.

Bottom Line:   
Amazing product. Certainly the best tire I have ever used in my 10 years experience. One detail worth mentioning: mine are labeled Hutchinson. You will find Veloflex tires under a variety of names, and even unlabeled, as pro teams erase it due to sponsorship deals.

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Favorite Ride:   Romeiros

Price Paid:    $90.00

Purchased At:   Bergamo, Italy

Similar Products Used:   Vittoria EVO (lame), Continental GP4000

Bike Setup:   Colnago EPS, Record, Fulcrum Racing Speed

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

Date Reviewed: April 27, 2011

Strengths:    oh man they are comfortable as hell. rolls real nice, plenty of grip. love the black sidewalls.

Weaknesses:    wasn't cheap, not the lightest, but okay, I'll take the tradeoff for a magic carpet ride. plus why cheap out on tires if you're spending a k or so on your set of fancy hoops?

Bottom Line:   
I got a pair of these after plenty of research and coming off a set of veloflex black clinchers (best clinchers i've tried so far) for my new easton ec90 aeros. I had a very good experience with the blacks so I gave these guys a try. super comfortable, very well made, straight and mounts pretty easily.

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Favorite Ride:   paradise

Price Paid:    $160.00

Purchased At:   PBK

Similar Products Used:   a bunch of clinchers. first set of tubulars.

Bike Setup:   cannondale six13 full ultegra with DA rear derailleur, 3T bar, easton ea90 stem, fizik aliante carbon, ultegra SPD-SL, yokozuna cables, easton ec90 aeros.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Steve Agronick a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: November 21, 2009

Strengths:    Very smooth & quiet, feel very fast so far

Weaknesses:    Price & weight, paid way to much and gained 80+ grams

Bottom Line:   
I thought i would try these as a long time Tufo user I just thought a change would be nice, there is a slight difference (better), Very nice ride zero road noise and very fast. Would I buy a second pair for my TT bike "yes"

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Favorite Ride:   Villages ride Tuesday, Thursday

Price Paid:    $160.00

Purchased At:   E-Bay

Similar Products Used:   Tufo 215 gram S3

Bike Setup:   carbon Giant 54CM TCR 12.8 lbs, Zipp cranks, Token ceramic BB, Easton carbon bars, Extra-Lite stem, Extra-Lite seat post, Zero Gravity brakes,X-Tream carbon tubi wheels (980) grams Flyte SLR saddle, SRAM Force shifter, front & rear DR

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

Date Reviewed: March 29, 2007

Strengths:    As stated "Supple ride. Outstanding cornering and traction."

Weaknesses:    Expensive. 260g not the lightest

Bottom Line:   
Best riding tubular I've owned. Supple ride. Outstanding cornering and traction.

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Favorite Ride:   Iron Horse Classic

Price Paid:    $120.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   Conti,Tufo,Vittoria

Bike Setup:   12.8lb. Scott CR1 . Bontrager XXX Wheelset.

Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

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Too many nice carbon bikes...

I'm more confused every different bike I see.. So many options... Fuji Sst 2.0 full carbon with sram $2400 Wilier gran turino ultegra $2500 Merida Schultra with fulcrum quattro wheelset and sram $2000 Cannondale super6 $2700.00 Theres some damn nice bikes out there... I'll keep thinking and keep ... Read More »

New bike or carbon repair

Yes I'm a complete lurker have been since I bought my bike in 2009. I have had a run of bad luck not just being hit by a car once but now twice in a matter of two weeks. The first was a guy no insurance who did a rolling stop and hit me square no real damage to the bike just minor scratches. The sec ... Read More »

Has anybody ever true carbon wheel with bladed spokes?

I been putting it off for quite a while. The Boyd 38mm carbon clinchers most likely got out of true from all the cracks and small potholes on the roads I ride on. I only notice the rubbing on the brake pads with the front wheel when I climb out of the saddle. Another factor is likely I set my bra ... Read More »

worth it to go carbon or update what i have

right now i am riding a specialized allez comp 06, components are ok nothing special. I have been riding more and want to ride more, i was looking at a guru flite but have some concerns with a carbon bike. How easy do they break if you drop or fall? Bumps etc..? Will the bike help me become a better ... Read More »

Cannondale Super Six 105 Carbon 2012 - gear problem - new parts?

hi, The gear cable recently broke on me on the way home from a cycle. During the way home I was stuck in the hardest gear (at the back). I switched to the smaller gear on the front and I could manage although it didn't feel safe(chain slack). I brought it to a LBS and he fixed the gear cable. ... Read More »

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