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Michelin Pro Lights? Anyone tried them before?(4 posts)

Michelin Pro Lights? Anyone tried them before?Sandbox
Jan 6, 2004 6:09 AM
Can anyone tell me abit about their experiences with Michelin Pro Light tires? How are they compared with Pro Race tires? How puncture resistant are they?

re: Michelin Pro Lights? Anyone tried them before?divve
Jan 6, 2004 6:13 AM
I had a pair once. They feel quite a bit flimsier compared to the Pro Race and the puncture protection layer has been omitted.
re: Michelin Pro Lights? Anyone tried them before?Juanmoretime
Jan 6, 2004 9:58 AM
I personally love them. I had bought enough of them when they were closing out to have a couple of year supply. The roads I ride on are from to good to fair. The ride of the tire is very supple, 700 X 23. They also feel very good cornering. Tire wear is good for such a light tire. I've been getting 2,000 on the front and another 2,000 rotating the tire to the rear. They are a little difficult to mount the first time although not the worse tire I've ever worked with.
re: Michelin Pro Lights? Anyone tried them before?EdUK
Jan 8, 2004 5:20 AM
I use the pro race lights...
I road race and time trial on them, compared the tricomps I used to race on they are like riding on air, I really notice the lower rolling resistance.

Yes you don't have the puncture resistance, but in 2 years I have only punctured once with them.
They last me about half a season of racing on the Uks pothole infested roads.