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Veloflex tires? Are they all tubular?(3 posts)

Veloflex tires? Are they all tubular?Trek Racer X
Jun 17, 2002 9:45 PM
I want to buy a pair of light weight racing tubular tires. Pricepoint.com has the Veloflex Pave tire, but it doesn't list it as a clincher, or a tubular. On the Veloflex website, there seems to be no indication of the tire being a clincher.

So, is the Veloflex Pave, and Master tires all tubular?

Any help is appreciated.
Thanks
Trek Racer X
re: Veloflex Master is a clincher.Noam
Jun 18, 2002 1:52 AM
if you are not racing TT avoid these. They are paper thin ultra fast, picks up all dirt from the road surface(the red one becomes realy dirty) and very expensive in $$/gr. You will get them at Parker International in the UK for 20 pounds.

Noam
Downunder
re: Veloflex tires? Are they all tubular?DMoore
Jun 18, 2002 6:13 AM
Veloflex makes a full line of both clincher and tubular tires. The Pave is a clincher, their heaviest tire at an advertised 180 grams each. I've had several sets of a number of bikes, and to me it's the best riding clincher tire I've found. Not terribly durable, but what can you expect at that weight? I haven't tried their lighter models, such as the Master or Record.

Their most popular tubular is the Criterium, at an advertised 230 grams. I haven't ridden those yet, although when I run out of my silk Clement Criteriums and cotton Dugasts, I'll be replacing them with the Veloflex Criteriums.