Vittoria Pave EVO CG Tires - Tubular

3.67/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $140.00

Product Description

Vittoria's Pave CG has proven its merits on the cobbles of Paris-Roubaix and through the most demanding racing conditions boating a blend of speed responsiveness and durability that leaves other tires in the dust. The Pave CG III is available in BlackGreen. 700c x 25mm 25-622 ISO. Folding bead. Weight 320 grams.

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by marct001 a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: February 21, 2011

Strengths:    Good in the wet, high quality, supple. perfectly straight and easy to mount.

Weaknesses:    Soft compound wears real quick. Low milage if heavy rider. Easily punctured regardless of claims about new nylon PPL. Easily pinch damaged regardless of Kevlar thread in TPI. Not fast but sluggish. Not nearly as good as old Clement Paris to Roubaixs which are similar type 24mm tyre or Deda Olympicos.

Bottom Line:   
Vittoria 2010 Pave 2

Sluggish, not particularly puncture resitsnt, easy to pinch the sidewalls and damage them on uneven pavement. Regardless of Kevlar thread in TPI. Very high quality manufacture, perfectly straight to mount. Very good in the wet although the trade-off is quite soft compound that wears real quick and cuts easily. Easy to mount.

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Favorite Ride:   Mt Cootha Brisbane

Price Paid:    $68.00

Purchased At:   Wiggle

Similar Products Used:   Clements, Panaracer TG's, Deda Olympico's, Conti's, Michelins, Tufos.

Bike Setup:   Full Carbon with Reynold Ouzo Pro forks and Campag Record groupset. mavic R -Sys wheels. Zipp carbon bars and stem.

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

Date Reviewed: January 17, 2008

Strengths:    Great durability. Comfortable road feel. Excellent on mountain descents.

Weaknesses:    High cost and a slight weight penalty. I don't race, so weight is not an issue for me.

Bottom Line:   
I ride the clincher version in the Rockies. I like the comfort and feel of the tire. I find it to be very good on high speed descents on bumpy roads. It is probably not the best racing tire, but I find it to be a great long distance, recreational tire. I have only flated once in 1200 miles.

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Favorite Ride:   Mt. Evans

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   Tufo, Conti Grand Prix, Forte Pro.

Bike Setup:   Scott Pro, Ultegra 10, Fizik, FSA

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Veronikafan a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: March 17, 2007

Strengths:    Fatter width for more shock-absorbtion

Weaknesses:    Heavy for a racing tubular, sluggish performance. Ugly green sidewalls. Expensive.

Bottom Line:   
This tire offers a fatter cross-section than the popular Vittoria CX and all it's iterations. This comes with a weight penalty of 40g additional per tire, despite Vittoira's claimed weights. I like the idea of a fatter tubular, so I bought several of these from when they had them on blowout for $50 each. ExcelSports sells these for $90 each. That's a ridiculous amount of money to spend on a bicycle tire. Although this tire is designed for bad roads, I did not find it to be any more puncture resistant than any other tubular tire that I have tried. The tire feels sluggish, and the green sidewalls are not my cup of tea. The Veloflex Roubaix is a much livelier-riding tubular in the 700x24c size if you are willing to pony up the cash.

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Favorite Ride:   Huntedon Co., NJ

Price Paid:    $50.00

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Similar Products Used:   Vittoria CX, CG, Extreme, Continental Sprinter, Comp 240, Veloflex Criterium, Carbon, Roubaix, Clement Paris-Roubaix, Barum, and other tubulars

Bike Setup:   1999 Litespeed Classic, Look LDS fork, Cinelli bar & stem, Turbomatic saddle, Dura Ace 9 sp group, hand-built tubulars

Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

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Hi there Just a short info to the actual size. I use the internet a lot for this kind of information/research and thought I post it here. I ordered the Vittoria Open Pave Evo CG 700x24c (they were not cheap at £80 for the pair): On my 622x15c (15 mm width) Fulcrum 2011 Racing 5 rim the tyre ... Read More »

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