Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About
It is currently Wed Aug 31, 2016 12:07 am
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  [ 4 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Challenge Chicane
PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2013 9:07 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jan 11, 2007 3:48 pm
Posts: 276
Location: The Netherlands
Any experience with Challenge Chicane ?

I got a set today and was wondering whether they would work in (light) mud, wet conditions. I have no experience at all with this kind of semi-slick tubulars


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Challenge Chicane
PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2013 4:17 am 
Offline
Shop Owner

Joined: Fri Oct 19, 2012 4:04 pm
Posts: 75
Location: Estes Park, CO
The size knobs are aggressive enough that at low pressure you should get good traction in the corners. Braking might be a little more cautious in a straight line though since they lack the center knobs. Looks like the perfect tire for Chicagoland.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Challenge Chicane
PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2013 7:47 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jun 06, 2011 10:09 am
Posts: 74
From racing the XS in the wet I would expect the Chicane to work in a lot of conditions. Wet or muddy corners should be ok. You'll get some squirm and float around a bit on genuinely muddy straights and downhills.

The key though to remember is that you won't be pedaling up anything muddy. Ramps, short 'run-ups', extended climbs. If they deteriorate beyond wet grass to where you can only see mud (ie. no longer any underlying grass), and tire lines become visible in the mud, you'll be getting off to run.

Good luck. I have a feeling that the tires will be great!


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Challenge Chicane
PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2013 6:21 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jan 11, 2007 3:48 pm
Posts: 276
Location: The Netherlands
I used the set for yesterday's race, in wet conditions.

I'm very happy with the tires. The grip is amazing while cornering


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Any issues with Challenge cyclocross tires?

in Cyclocross / Gravel / Touring

jdecraene85

11

627

Wed Apr 06, 2016 6:46 am

mattr View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Why did my Challenge Elite Clinchers blow out?

[ Go to page: 1 2 ]

in Everything wheels

petepeterson

21

1215

Tue Jul 05, 2016 1:08 am

F45 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. NIB Pair of Challenge Forte open tubulars. Shoes gone.

in For sale - Pictures are mandatory 22-3-13

Juanmoretime

0

114

Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:42 am

Juanmoretime View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 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