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Old 11-25-15, 02:45 PM
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Anyone using the Vittoria Randonneur Cross Tires for Bicycle Touring???

Anyone using the Vittoria Randonneur Cross Tires for Bicycle Touring???

How are they and how do they hold to flat protection ???
in 700c and 26in

26X1.75 44-559 590grams 45-70psi

I am thinking of using the Vittoria Randonneur Cross Tires in 26X1.75in for my Surly LHT 26in
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Originally Posted by Biketouringhobo View Post
Anyone using the Vittoria Randonneur Cross Tires for Bicycle Touring???

How are they and how do they hold to flat protection ???
in 700c and 26in

26X1.75 44-559 590grams 45-70psi

I am thinking of using the Vittoria Randonneur Cross Tires in 26X1.75in for my Surly LHT 26in
I used the 700c versions for a few thousand miles of on and off pavement touring, and I don't recall ever getting a flat. That being said, as time went on I discovered I preferred wider, lighter tires.

But if you're looking for sheer endurance at a decent price, they're fine.
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I had the 700x35 on my T2000. They are nice tires, especially for the price. Fast, and few flats. Not sure about longevity.
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They came stock on a new bike I bought a few years ago. I wore them out to where the multilayer protection started showing after a few thousand miles of rough city commuting. I had only one flat and it was from a woman's earring that was sticking straight up like a nail sitting on its head; that would have flattened any tire. If your staying on paved roads I would say that I found the tire to be grippy to a fault; too much tread. think the price for what you get is good on the Vittorias, but after having several other tires since then, I find that the money spent on Schwalbe Marathon Supremes is money better spent.
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I have those in 26x1.75 on my LHT. They've got a few thousand miles on them commuting and have never had a flat. Should work well for touring, as well.
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