|Tufo tires/Zipp 404 wheels||lithiapark|
Jul 9, 2003 4:06 PM
|I am going to get a set of Tufo tubulars for my Zipp 404 wheelset. Does anyone have experience/recommendations about which size of Tufo is the best aerodynamic fit on these rims? I'll be getting one of their road race models, not track. Thanks.|
|re: Tufo tires/Zipp 404 wheels||zippi|
Jul 9, 2003 11:12 PM
|tufo's have the highest rolling resistance. try vittoria's. always the standard.|
|re: Tufo tires/Zipp 404 wheels||MShaw|
Jul 10, 2003 9:53 AM
|Yeah, you'll lose 10 FEET per mile with the Tufos. Big difference, ain't it. Just remember, you have to finish to win! Flatting's a sure way to get screwed out of a placing.
Vittorias have always flatted too frequently for my tastes. I prefer the Conti Competitions, or Sprinters if I'm not riding Tufos.
I've been riding the S3-Pro tires on my 404s. 190g, 21-ish mm in dia. Nce compromise between all-out light, and durable.
Jul 10, 2003 10:03 AM
|The 22 is very slightly wider, but the 19 (or 20?) is a bit narrower. I prefered the 22 for better handling and ride, possibly sacraficing a tiny bit of aero. A 19mm tire pumped up over 140 or so is pretty sketchy in turns.
If you are worried about rolling drag, just pump em up.
Jul 10, 2003 12:03 PM
|thanks gentlemen. (nm)|| |