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Old 10-24-09, 06:38 PM   #1
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Wolber SL 19 Coton Tires-Any Good?

I was looking for some vintage looking tires for my bike project and lamenting the price of Gommitalias, Veloflexs, and the like when I came across these. Anybody have an opinion about their quality?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT
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Wow, those are pretty nice looking, and cheap as well. The shipping seems way too high though, he probably keeps the price artificially low with the that.

If my C&V bike had clinchers I would definitely consider them though.
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Veloflex Paves are $36.45 from PBK, free shipping, and a bit wider, which I prefer.

I don't see an advantage to these. Who knows how they've been stored?
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Veloflex Paves are $36.45 from PBK, free shipping, and a bit wider, which I prefer.

I don't see an advantage to these. Who knows how they've been stored?
That's a really good deal for the Paves. Would jump all over that if it was stateside. Seeing that PBK is in Great Brittan, I don't see how it's possible to ship them free. Unless it takes 2 months via slow boat to China.
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That's a really good deal for the Paves. Would jump all over that if it was stateside. Seeing that PBK is in Great Brittan, I don't see how it's possible to ship them free. Unless it takes 2 months via slow boat to China.
I live in california, and almost everyone I know gets their tires for PBK, because they're cheap, shipping is free, and they arrive in 3-4 days usually. I don't know how they do it.
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That price for the Veloflex is way cheaper than buying from BikeTiresDirect or direct:
http://www.veloflextires.com/
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That's a really good deal for the Paves. Would jump all over that if it was stateside. Seeing that PBK is in Great Brittan, I don't see how it's possible to ship them free. Unless it takes 2 months via slow boat to China.
Usually 4 days to the US, whether you think it's possible or not.
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Thanks All! That's the kind of info I was looking for. Screw the Wolbers, I'm buying the Paves from PBK.
Thanks again for the heads-up.
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Be sure to use the discount code for an extra 5% off. It's either USARBR or RBRUSA. I should remember, I just used it a couple of hours ago for a white Regal.

Edit: It's USARBR

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Be sure to use the discount code for an extra 5% off. It's either USARBR or RBRUSA. I should remember, I just used it a couple of hours ago for a white Regal.

Edit: It's USARBR
Rats! I just bought some conti sprinters yesterday morning! Thanks for the code though.
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Rats! I just bought some conti sprinters yesterday morning! Thanks for the code though.
Rats, Rats, I just bought the Velos. Use it for next time, thanks.
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