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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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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Fat Guy View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by rothenfield1 View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by rothenfield1 View Post
    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
    Last edited by Old Fat Guy; 10-25-09 at 12:15 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Fat Guy View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by KtotheF View Post
    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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