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Old 03-27-14, 12:58 PM
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tubular tires for 175 mile ride

This spring I am switching over to tubulars on zipp 303 rims.

This summer I am doing a 175 mile charity ride, 105 first day and 70 second day.

My training this season is geared for that, and I like to use the same gear for training and racing. I have been using Conti Grand Prix 4 seasons in the winter on clinchers, so I don't mind a few more grams for durability. But I want a fast tire, no gatorskins need apply.

I have done a lot of reading on tires, and my impression is the Vittoria Corsa CX is great but a bit flat prone. Is there something similar with a bit more flat resistance? Maybe the Corsa SR? Or run the CX with sealant in?
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Tufo are a tough tire but not fast . I use them with sealant

https://www.yellowjersey.org/tt.html has some ok cheep tubies

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I'd ask the roadies, you'll get more (yet still conflicting) answers over there.
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So someone else is carrying your stuff?
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