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Any experience with Veloflex tyres?

Old 04-28-05, 11:00 AM
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Any experience with Veloflex tyres?

http://www.veloflex.it/

any opinions?

any good?

thanks
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Old 04-28-05, 01:50 PM
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I'm on my second set and really like them. When these are done, I'm going back w/more. Prior tires used were Hutchison Carbon Comps, Specialized Pro, GP3000. These are more "fragile," but I'm willing to make the trade-off.

They are a pain in the rear to mount the first time (at least on Campy Neutrons).

Edited to add: Veloflex Paves

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Old 04-28-05, 03:10 PM
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Puncture and cut to easy imo.
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Veloflex: Hard to find, very lightweight, low rolling resistance, too thin for daily use.

Save them for your race wheels. I have some Vredestein Fortezza SL tires for racing. They're almost the same weight as the Veloflex Pave.

The Veloflex track clincher tire is an interesting idea. Tubulars are a pain.
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so it seems as though they're mostly a race only tyre.

but I really like the sound of a 22mm with 350tpi!
http://www.veloflextires.com/
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Old 04-28-05, 10:43 PM
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My veloflex's ride so damn nice!

Nothing else will go on my race bike...

Hell, I even use mine for training and have some 2000 miles on them...
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roughly 2,300 miles on my rear tire and still some tread left...However, I would not recommend them for commuting.
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