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Veloflex tires(6 posts)

Veloflex tiresJuanmoretime
Aug 14, 2002 12:59 AM
If you are riding them, I would be interested in hearing your comments.

Thank you,

I've been using the Paves for almost 1,000 mileshrs
Aug 14, 2002 5:02 AM
I love them. They're grippy, fast, and comfortable. They do seem to be wearing fairly quickly and they are not as resistant to cuts from road debris. I haven't had a flat with them yet, but the front does have a small cut in it from road debris. All I have to compare them to is Continental 2000's.
re: Veloflex tiresDMoore
Aug 14, 2002 6:37 AM
I've gone through a few sets of them. They have the best ride and handling of any clincher I've ridden, but are awfully fragile. They seem to flat very easily. If I raced on clinchers, these would be my choice, but for training tires I've moved on to something a little more durable.
Veloflex Pave- A+graham101
Aug 14, 2002 7:15 AM
I mounted both of my high end wheels with Veloflex Pave. They ride quite well, noticably more supple than the previous Michelin Pro Race tires. A recent Vermont dirt road mountain pass adventure ride showed the fast wearing of the tires but no visable cuts in the tread. So happy with the product, I bought a spare pair too. Excellent prices at at $70 for 2 including shipping. These are my new favorite road tires, however, expect less than 1000 miles from the rear. Rotate them for best result. Suggestion would be to use a ROX nylon rim strip for ightest rolling weight. Cool colors too but black is still the best.
I've got over 25K miles (combined) on emJohnG
Aug 14, 2002 7:22 AM
Been using the Paves for well over a year. They're great tires for my 150# ars. I run the rear at 135# and the front at 120#.

I get about 1.5K miles for the rear tire. I rotate front to back so each tire sees 3K miles total. No cut problems.

I've heard that heavyweight riders can burn these tires up real fast.

re: Veloflex tirescipolini2b
Aug 14, 2002 9:10 AM
I ride the record model. I only use them to race. They're the lightest tires out there (130gm!), and can be filled to 150+ psi. I've done four races with them so far, all of them crits, some with horrible road problems, no cuts. I know they are a fragile tyre, and will eventually get cut up, but nothing yet. I weigh 160lbs. Handling (grip) is not the best, but still above average.