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cheapest good tires(4 posts)

cheapest good tiresishmael
May 31, 2001 9:37 AM
im looking to buy about 5 tyres like axial pros or conti grand prix ...where in the US can you get them the cheapest...or even better would be if you know of another tyre that is cheap and just as good or better
Clement San Remos (sleeper secret!)alansutton
May 31, 2001 10:08 AM
Clement San Remos!
These are $70/each (retail) tires I picked up from Nashbar closeout for $35/pair! They are Kevlar, 290tpi cotton casing, belted, hand-made 210g tires. They won't make any fashion statments, but these are probably the best riding tires I've used since I had Vittoria OPEN Corsa CXs. For those who haven't ridden the Vittoria's, they are amazingly supple with exceptional casings. In fact, the cotton casing looks identical the the Vittoria's. The tread is natural rubber, which means it works in the wet. No flats or slices after 4 weeks on riding. No noticable tread wear, unlike the Conti GP 3000. After the first ride, I called Nashbar up and ordered 3 more sets, these tires are THAT good!
Clement San Remos (sleeper secret!)Cima Coppi
May 31, 2001 10:20 AM
You must have bought the remaining tires, or the closeout you mention is over. I just looked on Nashbar's site, and I only see the San Remo's for 24.95/ea.
re: cheapest good tiresairedale
May 31, 2001 10:24 AM
Specialized Team Turbo on their web-site for $20. This is their top of the line tyre which is arround $45 retail.