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PostPosted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:48 am 
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This is from Sagan's ride for Roubaix. I have seen the Specialized sponsored team riding these tires in classics and road races for sometimes now but don't seem to be available for sale? All I can find on Specialized website are the Turbo Tubular allround 2. The one Sag and co are using seems to have tire structure very similar to S-Works Turbo Cotton which are amazing clinchers tires.

Is this the case similar to Continental Competition Proltd shenanigans where normal people can't buy them of the shelves? Whatever the case with UCI rule that all race equipments must be available to the public?

Edit- i read on cyclingtips , saying these tires are FMB corton casing with specialized tread cap.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 5:47 am 
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Are you sure? I just read an article saying that they are the new Turbo Cotton Hell of the North tubular and clinchers which are comin out shortly.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:37 am 
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I posted this before Roubaix. Apparently they are available for purchase now.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:39 pm 
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ichobi wrote:
I posted this before Roubaix. Apparently they are available for purchase now.


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Where? I do not see them on their website.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:39 pm 
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Those tires look so pretty... I'll still ride Vittoria Corsa G Tubulars in 28. Such a durable and sexy tire.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:24 am 
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ichobi wrote:
I posted this before Roubaix. Apparently they are available for purchase now.


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Where? I do not see them on their website.


They should be available here I guess: https://www.specialized.com/us/en/equip ... ton/133458


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:37 pm 
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The tubulars are supposed to ship in July. The 28mm cotton clinchers are available now.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:37 pm 
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CostcoHotDogs wrote:
The tubulars are supposed to ship in July. The 28mm cotton clinchers are available now.

Thank you


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:30 am 
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sd5500 wrote:
CostcoHotDogs wrote:
The tubulars are supposed to ship in July. The 28mm cotton clinchers are available now.

Thank you


Put the 28 clinchers on my Tarmac last week. Love them. Can't wait for the tubulars.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 3:26 pm 
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sd5500 wrote:
CostcoHotDogs wrote:
The tubulars are supposed to ship in July. The 28mm cotton clinchers are available now.

Thank you


Tubs now showing late May availability. 28mm cotton clinchers are temporarily sold out, next availability showing early June.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:11 pm 
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So no update to 26c clincher?
i read that the tubular get more puncture protection and wider thread.
I guess it apply to 28c too, right?
then will it apply to 26c and 24c?


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