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Vittoria?collinsc
Oct 2, 2001 11:16 PM
Who uses Vittoria tires? Anybody experienced with their clinchers? Like em? Hate em? Which ones?

Curious. Thanks,
Chad
I've used their tubularsalex the engineer
Oct 3, 2001 4:26 AM
which were crap. I've heard a lot of negative remarks from people using their clinchers, too.
re: Vittoria?mickey-mac
Oct 3, 2001 4:50 AM
I used Open Corsa CXs for a while. They were by far the best riding clincher I've ever used. They roll like a dream and corner exceptionally well. They're also supple and easy to mount. However, they didn't last because of cuts in the tread. I had more flats with them than with any other tire. I finally gave up and switched to Michelin Axial Pros, which don't ride quite as well but hold up better. That said, I recently ran across a great deal on Open Corsas at sdeals.com and have decided to give them one more shot because the ride was so nice. If they don't work out, they're going on the back-up bike.
I've used both the clinchers and tubulars...Cima Coppi
Oct 3, 2001 11:25 AM
I've always been very happy with the performance of the tires, but the durability of the tread has always been a bit suspect. They are shrapnal magnets, and I think they wear out quickly. However, if you can afford to replace them often (or buy them in Europe), I do not think any other tire on the market can compair in ride quality. I am currently using the Open Corsa TT's, but I'm looking forward to trying Gommitalia's new clinchers to compair.

My 0.02 lira's worth

CC
re: Vittoria?Cliff Oates
Oct 3, 2001 11:43 AM
I've used Technos in the past, and while they wear well, the ride leaves a lot to be desired. I am trying Rubino Pros now, and the ride is the equal of the Michelin Axial Pros they replaced. I only have a few hundred miles on them, so it's too soon to tell about how well they wear.
Action HSDRC
Oct 3, 2001 3:42 PM
I have ridden the Action HSD clinchers and for my money they are the best all around tires on the market. Great ride quality, great durability and available at probikekit.com right now for $8.95
re: Vittoria?morey
Oct 4, 2001 3:52 AM
I have only used their tubulars. I like the way they ride, but I had a tremendous amount of flats. I switched to Conti Sprinters, avoided the flat problem.
Vittoria Corsa CX TTPaulCL
Oct 4, 2001 5:02 AM
The clinchers. I've used them for two years. Yes, they get cuts in the tread, but I haven't had any more flats that normal-but since I've put this in print, I'll flat twice tomorrow!

Best riding tire I've ever had. For the minor cuts, I squeeze a little bit of shoe-goo into them and wipe it off. The cuts are mostly superficial anyway.

Sdeals.com has the best deals on these tires: $23 each including shipping. My tires have lasted about 2000 miles, on average. I'm currently on my third set in the last two years. The old tires are my roller tires.
re: Vittoria?muncher
Oct 5, 2001 4:53 AM
I'm running the dual compound Rubinos at the moment. At 210 Ibs I have had exactly no flats in 600 odd miles of very mixed riding. They ride nicely, and seem to be wearing fine - can't fault them. Got then v cheap at probike.com. Come in nice colour range too, if you are into that sort of thing...
Sorry - wrong like - here.....muncher
Oct 4, 2001 7:35 AM
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