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Old 01-19-06, 07:44 PM   #1
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question about tufo tubular clinchers...

My LBS has a set of the elites for 50% off. I think they hate them and want them gone. Would there be any reason for me to pick these up to use at the velodrome. I currently run rubino pro's and only have clincher rims. I am not interested in them for street use at all. Was just wondering if there would be any reason to pick these up for the drome. Thanks guys.
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Old 01-19-06, 08:22 PM   #2
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No help here, but I am planning to pick up a set to put on my clincher Tri-Spoke.
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Old 01-20-06, 12:30 AM   #3
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GET THEM! U WONT REGRETTTTT!!!!!!!!

The reason because they are selling them cheap its because maybe nobody has a freaking idea about what those things are... Usually in LBS like Performance they sell 1 or 2 tubulars per year... why buy clinchers if they last a half of a tubular. If u are luckly enough u can ride a set of tubulars like for 6 months or more . EVEN one of the best clinchers last a few months only. Besides tubulars are faster rolling than clinchers. So my advice? BUY THEM or tellme where r u to get them 4 myself hehehe... I dont have a sh***T here where i live, People not even know campy and im not kidding hehehe...

I remember I showed a 16 T, Ti. campy fixed gear cog to a sells guy at Performance and the guy asked me if it was from a 10 speed or a 9 speed cassette???????. Then I jusnt imply, "u have no idea what this is right?" - silence... go to ask to the mechanic store and even the mechanic from the store had never seen one of those in his cruel lifetime. So what else u can spect???? BUY THEM!!!! 50% off darn!.. lucky u!

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My LBS has a set of the elites for 50% off. I think they hate them and want them gone. Would there be any reason for me to pick these up to use at the velodrome. I currently run rubino pro's and only have clincher rims. I am not interested in them for street use at all. Was just wondering if there would be any reason to pick these up for the drome. Thanks guys.
A buddy of mine commutes on his Tufo CycloCross Tub/Clinchers.

He L O V E S them.

You have to take what they recommend for rim size as truth.

When I find some on sale, I'm get'n some.

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Yeah, I'd agree with the other posts and say get them. They'll roll faster and more supply than yr Rubinos. No direct experience of riding Tufos tubular/clinchers but have used their tubs for track for some time and have been happy with them. They're well made.

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i'm confused, are they tubulars or clinchers? thx
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they are tubular tires that can mount on a clincher rim...
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I'll Pay you to get them + shipping to get them to my door.....
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oh i bought them after ultraman recommended them... I am trying them next saturday at the velodrome...
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LOL... dude... wanna sell them?

hehehe lucky westard! ....
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