Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About Impressum
It is currently Fri Dec 09, 2016 10:52 pm
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED
- Avatars cannot be uploaded ✔ FIXED

Please note that we will soon do some changes in WW board template design in case to get a fully mobile/desktop responsiveness board!
If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062

All times are UTC+01:00

Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 11 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:39 pm 

Joined: Sun Dec 06, 2009 12:46 am
Posts: 36

What is your opinion about Bontrager Race XXX Lite Tubular x 23?

- 290tpi Polycotton casing with Kevlar reinforcement for added casing strength

- Kevlar reinforced silica compounds

- Pressure rating of 115-200psi (8-14 bar)

- Weight 255g

PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:07 pm 

Joined: Wed Oct 08, 2003 4:15 am
Posts: 3303
Location: tucson
I believe they are still made by vittoria. I had a set I rode for a bit and they rode well

Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:07 pm 

PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:47 pm 

Joined: Thu Aug 31, 2006 4:58 pm
Posts: 468
Location: Ontario, Canada
I'm using a set at the moment.

272 and 278 grams.

Ride pretty nice, can't tell a difference between them and a set of vit corsa's

Only 3 races (just about 500 km on them). No sign of wear yet. one race was particularly rough with very broken up/rutted sections of pavement, no cuts or anything yet. Price is pretty decent too.

PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 4:08 pm 
User avatar

Joined: Wed Aug 23, 2006 9:11 pm
Posts: 2878
Location: People's Republic of Boulder
Low rolling resistance in tests, decent cut resistance, nice cornering, easy to mount up straight, but lower than average durability in my experiences with a few pairs.

-Deacon Doctor Colorado Slim

PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2011 5:25 pm 

Joined: Wed Apr 28, 2010 4:38 pm
Posts: 92
Location: Eugene, OR
they are rebranded vittorias.

PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2011 6:30 pm 

Joined: Tue Jul 13, 2010 7:11 pm
Posts: 10
I love them, 2 races on them (1 crit, 1 road) plus about a thousand training hours. Ride great and still look brand new.

PostPosted: Sat Apr 16, 2011 6:21 am 
User avatar

Joined: Sun Jan 20, 2008 6:40 pm
Posts: 200
Location: Here during the week, home on the weekends
shill wrote:
they are rebranded vittorias.

Not that there's anything wrong with that :mrgreen:

And, yes,for the record, they are rebranded Vittorias and they are quite nice. I got most of mine for less than half of MSRP, though.

PostPosted: Mon Apr 18, 2011 2:06 am 

Joined: Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:46 pm
Posts: 82
they are rebranded vittoras, I can't tell the difference... haha

PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 6:44 pm 

Joined: Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:19 pm
Posts: 65
How is the durability of these tubulars? How do these compare to the Race X Lite Pro? They're slightly cheaper? Maybe more durable?

PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:33 am 

Joined: Tue May 13, 2008 12:21 am
Posts: 376
Location: Montgomery Village, MD
****I've used the X Lite Pro on several sets of wheels and have been pleased with them. They mount straight and have a kevlar belt, weight about 255-270 grams and are 22mm wide when inflated to about 120 psi. I save a bit of $$ over the XXX lite and have noticed no difference in performance. They are supple tires - not Veloflex supple but much better IMO than Conti Sprinters or even the Comp GP which have always seemed a bit stiff.

I think they are a good value for a crit type setup on standard width rims but prefer a bit more width for wider rims. I still think Veloflex or the new 320tpi Vittoria's are better for TT's and pretty much anything else on decent quality roads. I use the Race X Lite Pro for not so great road conditions but I am a smaller guy so can get away with a narrower tire than other folks.

PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 3:38 am 

Joined: Thu May 03, 2012 7:58 am
Posts: 31
Location: North Carolina
I have put about 6 races and about 450 kilometers of rough pavement on them, and the rear is just starting to show very slight wear on the tread pattern. Very nice ride quality in my opinion, only thing I was disappointed about was the weight, at 278 grams each.

Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 3:38 am 

Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 11 posts ] 

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Rose RS-3000 vs X-Lite CRS 3000 vs X-Lite CW 3000 (Al vs C)

[ Go to page: 1 2 ]

in Road




Sun Jan 24, 2016 7:41 pm

CPongpanich View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. bontrager aeolus 3 d3 clincher

in Road




Tue Nov 01, 2016 6:49 am

spandexboy817 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. KCNC Ti Pro Lite - different versions?

in Road




Thu Mar 03, 2016 8:52 pm

Devon View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Bontrager xxx bottle cage logo removal anyone?

in Road




Fri Apr 08, 2016 3:57 pm

nickf View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Which rim—Boyd Altamont Lite, Easton R90 SL, or HED Belgium Plus?!

in Road




Thu Sep 29, 2016 12:03 pm

coachboyd View the latest post

All times are UTC+01:00

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: alistaird, Bing [Bot], Google Adsense [Bot], jeffy, kode54, kookie, robertg, thumper88, victorduraace, Yahoo [Bot] and 21 guests

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited