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Old 03-21-13, 09:08 PM
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Veloflex Master 25

I installed the Veloflex Master 25 I received in the mail yesterday. Due to time I only mounted the front for now. They weren't as bad to install as I had thought they would be from others reports; they are directional and I didn't notice until after I mounted it (wrong of course). I measured them and I came up with 23mm width mounted on my Mavic G40 rim so I'm wondering if they may be 23's that Veloflex re-labeled.

Has anyone measured their 23's? Do they run thinner than labeled?
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I've never put a caliper on veloflex tires but they seem narrower than other tires of comparable sizes. They also seem to have a rounder more consistent radius.
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Old 03-21-13, 09:21 PM
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Yeah... the Specialized Turbo Pro 25's I took off measured 26+ and with the black wall looked chunky on the bike. The Veloflex looks MUCH better.

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I just checked a pair of the 23s I installed on my Peugeot PSN-10T a few months ago. At 120 psi they measure 21.5 mm with my dial caliper.

They look great but sure wish I could get outside and see how they ride. Looks like temps below zero again tonight so no progress on melting the snowpack.

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Old 03-21-13, 09:38 PM
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Originally Posted by SvenMN View Post
I just checked a pair of the 23s I installed on my Peugeot PSN-10T a few months ago. At 120 psi they measure 21.5 mm with my dial caliper.
I almost bought the 23's until I noticed they had released the 25's. Glad I waited.
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Old 03-23-13, 03:38 PM
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The gum walls definitely look better!
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Much better. I have a set of specialized 23s and I hate how they look and ride in comparison.
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Old 03-23-13, 03:52 PM
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Your Colnago looks fantastic and I am sure they were a performance upgrade.

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Are these discontinued? No one has them instock anywhere.
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Are these discontinued? No one has them instock anywhere.
Yes, they have been replaced by the Corsa Race. Recently mounted a pair of Corsa Evo's (which are a little heavier than the Race and intended for more all-round use) in 28 mm on my main bike and can highly recommend them.
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Old 03-22-21, 05:16 PM
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Try this site. A few extra dollars than what I would normally see these sell at a few years ago.

https://www.pinkjersey.com/product/v...ire-master-25/
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Thanks for the info. At 75 per, I’m out! Loved when these could be had for $23-30. Will try the corsa evo though.
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Similar tire to a veloflex is the Vittoria Corsa. Around $45 per.
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Originally Posted by Celloplus View Post
Are these discontinued? No one has them instock anywhere.
You've responded to an eight year old thread.
It happens.
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I'm always hunting for the veloflex master 25s. I've got 1 new and 1 slightly used pair in my stash for future use.

First place I find them at decent price I'll most likely clean them out.
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I guess its better then starting a new one?
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Veloflex italy selling direct via the internet, folks on other forums have bought direct and gotten pretty fast delivery.
https://www.veloflex.it/en/clincher-...o-gum-sidewall
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Thanks for that @pcb but we're looking for the predecessor of the Corsa Evo.

The Master 25 has become a bit of a unicorn.
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Right, I understood that, but was just following your own previous post pointing out possible alternatives.

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Similar tire to a veloflex is the Vittoria Corsa. Around $45 per.
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Thanks for that @pcb but we're looking for the predecessor of the Corsa Evo.

The Master 25 has become a bit of a unicorn.
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Right, I understood that, but was just following your own previous post pointing out possible alternatives.
I get you . I may end up ordering a pair of the new corsas just to get a feel for them and compare
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I'm fighting myself trying not to click on some new Corsa 28s...

Originally Posted by malcala622 View Post
I get you . I may end up ordering a pair of the new corsas just to get a feel for them and compare
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Veloflex italy selling direct via the internet, folks on other forums have bought direct and gotten pretty fast delivery.
https://www.veloflex.it/en/clincher-...o-gum-sidewall
I was doing a bit of tire shopping yesterday, looking for Veloflex Masters too, and it dawned on me that the Corsa EVO is the updated version. I did find some at BikeTiresDirect for a little over $50, which is in the ballpark with Veloflex's price of 38 Euros... but I was buying 23mm. There are some advantages to using unpopular stuff.
The Masters are just wonderful tires, and I expect the Corsa EVO will be too.

I was just listening to an Outspoken Cyclist podcast from January, where the editor of BRAIN was discussing the availability of bike parts, and he did mention that parts might be hard to get through 2021. As such, if anyone is wondering if they ought to pick up a few spares, I think the answer is "yes".

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The Corsa EVO replaced the Master SPS. The SPS is Sidewall Protection System that was introduced for carbon rims a year or so ago.
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