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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 12:11 pm 
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What would you guys choose for rear wheel for 60k race on good roads - older Schwalbe Ultremo 22mm or new Vittoria Corsa Crono CS 290tpi? I've punctured 3 tubs in 3 weeks and I run out of good tubs just before the race.

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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 9:38 pm 
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Why not a Corsa Evo CX?

Crono doesn't seem like a good option if you puncture so often

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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 10:33 pm 
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Because I ran out of Corsa Evo CX'es shortly before the race and had no time to ship a new tubs.

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What about conti tubs? they are emant to have better puncture protection at the expense of some rolling resistance.

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I glued Cronos and it was good enough for the win.

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