Re: [CR]road tire survey?


Date: Sat, 29 May 2004 20:38:36 -0600
Subject: Re: [CR]road tire survey?
From: "Steven L. Sheffield" <stevens@veloworks.com>
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <005401c445e8$f5252d00$22e0fea9@man>


The Vittoria Rally tubular is available with tan sidewall and black tread, with the Kevlar belt for about $25.00 each from a number of sources:

http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?category=121&subcategory=1193&sku=3315

http://www.labicicletta.com/edatcat/us/tlsstore.cgi?user_action=detail&catal ogno=US-VITRALLY23

http://www.schwabcycles.com/cgi/wc.dll?SCHWAB2~catalog~DETAIL~356

http://www.excelsports.com/new.asp?page=8&description=Rally+Tubular+Tire&ven dorCode=VITT&major=1&minor=28

Steven L. Sheffield Only rides clinchers on the cross bike in Midvale, Utah

On 05/29/2004 07:53 PM, "P.C. Kohler" <kohl57@starpower.net> wrote:
> OK... my brief experience with tubulars is turning a mite sour... two weeks
> ago I have an emergency stop and skin the tread and ruin my tyre (Schwalbe
> Milano). Today I have a simple puncture. I like these tyres because they are
> 1) cheap ($25) and 2) they are very traditional looking (black tread and tan
> sidewalls. But they don't have the new Kevlar anti-puncture belting.
>
> So... what is recommended that is reasonably priced, traditional looking and
> has some measure of puncture resistance... Sadly the Clements sold by Yellow
> Jersey come in trendy yellow or red stripes or all-black.. all look awful on
> a PX-10.
>
> I think my Peugeot is jinxed or the British Cycle Gods are angry at me, but
> I'm willing to give her one more chance or two more... having two more
> Schwalbes to use, but I'm ready for something else methinks...
>
> Peter Kohler
> Washington DC USA