|Michelin Axial Bi-Sport tires...worth it?||MVN|
Jan 16, 2003 8:35 PM
|Has anyone tried these tires? If so, how are they? Also, does anyone know how much it weighs? I'm thinking about buying a pair from CBO, but I can't find out how much they weigh. It's not on the Michelin site or any other I've looked at, not even in the reviews here. I need some training tires and I figure for $17 each if they suck I won't be out too much money. Thanks.|
|That's a little high||jtolleson|
Jan 16, 2003 8:45 PM
|the Axial Bi-Sport is discontinued (more than a year ago) if I recall correctly. I got 4 for $10 each from Nashbar quite a while back.
That being said, I liked 'em. Reasonable pliable but durable... comparable to mid-grade tires like Conti Ultra 2000s, I thought.
But $17 each sounds close to full retail... (?)
|Nashbar has 'em for $19.90 now, and CBO's ad says...||MVN|
Jan 16, 2003 9:31 PM
|original price was $35.00. I'm trying to find a decent tire for not much money (grad. student on a budget), but I don't know what's good and what isn't. I guess I can close my eyes and point to something on the monitor, lol. I figured Michelin was a good name brand. My current tires are SERFAS Seca road training tires, but I've had a lot of flats lately (only on the rear)starting at about 200 miles so that's why I want something different. Any suggestions or advice?|
|Michelin Axial Carbon? Good on mileage. nm||Spunout|
Jan 17, 2003 4:07 AM
|Michelin Axial Carbon almost as good as Pro Race!!||weiwentg|
Jan 17, 2003 6:12 AM
|I have a friend who races on those. they are good training tires that you can actually race on, and they're $23 or so at Lickton's (www.lickbike.com). get those.|
|Michelin Axial Carbon almost as good as Pro Race!!||Andy M-S|
Jan 17, 2003 6:51 AM
|I'll second and third these. Typically I go through a couple or three sets of tires in a summer, and I put Axial Carbons on last spring and the same set is still on there.
They're a fantastic deal, and much better than the Sport (never tried the BiSport, but they're rather similar to the Sport).
Get the Carbons and you will NOT regret it.
|Michelin Axial Carbon almost as good as Pro Race!!||velocity|
Jan 17, 2003 7:04 AM
|I have Bi-Sports on my commuter. They're good rugged, all-around tires. But if you want Michelin training tires, I agree that you ought to go with the Carbons.|
|re: Michelin Axial Bi-Sport tires...worth it?||trout_bum|
Jan 17, 2003 6:21 AM
|Nice bargain tires 700 Mi so far without a puncture. They look good and ride really nice. However they're a bit heavy compared to most others ~300G and their rated at 110PSI max(a bit low). Good for training and long rides.|| |