Re: [CR]Classic tubular tires

(Example: Racing:Beryl Burton)

Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2004 03:56:46 -0600
Subject: Re: [CR]Classic tubular tires
From: "Steven L. Sheffield" <>
To: Classic Rendezvous <>
In-Reply-To: <>

On 08/30/2004 09:57 PM, "Peter Jon White" <> wrote:
> greg arnold wrote:
>> With so much talk about classic 'sew-ups', what are the best currently
>> available tires for a classic 70s DeRosa, Colnago, Cinelli etc.? I'm know in
>> the old days tread patterns varied, as did construction and material for
>> various conditions and race purposes - lets assume a great road tire for
>> those 50 kilometer weekend road trips. What are the modern choices for
>> natural (gum) colored sides and black tread? What's the best?
> The best I have found are Dugast and Veloflex. The current Vittorias are
> lumpy, and the base tapes come off. Somehow something got lost in the
> move from Italy to Thailand. I think it's called quality. ;-(

I've been riding Vittoria CX or Vittoria EVO CX for years, and have experienced no quality issues whatsover.

Steven L. Sheffield
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