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Tires for training & race(4 posts)

Tires for training & raceJeff Rage
Jul 28, 2003 8:03 AM
I'm sorry if this has been annswered a hundred times. I didn't find an exact answer using the search.

I will be riding 100-150 miles/week. I may try a few races in the future. I'm looking for a tire that has good performance, but is also puncture resistant. I would like it to be rated at at least 120 PSI. Based on the reviews on this site, I was looking at the Michelin Axial Carbon and the Vredestein Fortezza Road, but am concerned that these may be too heavy for my needs.

Would either of these be good? Are there other tires that would be better?
Vredstein Fortezzatrout_bum
Jul 28, 2003 8:45 AM
road tires have been great. I train/race them-riding 100-150 mi per week. Yes they are slightly heavier then other racing only tires-not by much tho and remember ,your training on them too.Handling is awesome even on wet roads and they wear really well. I have a few cut marks in them, but have had great flat resistance.
I second the Vredstein Fortezzat0adman
Jul 28, 2003 10:55 AM
Just got mine so I can't comment on wear (although I heard they're great) but they handle quite nicely and the weight to value tradeoff is great.
Everyone likes Vredestein Fortezza Road?Jeff Rage
Jul 28, 2003 2:26 PM
Thanks Trout & Toad!

I was hoping to get a little more feedback on this.