Vittoria Corsa Control Tubulars

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benp
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by benp

I've just received a pair of Vittoria Corsa Control Tubulars (25mm) to go on my new tubular wheelset.

I was expecting red removable valve extensions, however they are black and despite a fair bit of persuasion don't appear to be removable. I was expecting these items to be removable (I had purchased a set of red 60mm extensions to fit) but it appears that this is not the case.

I am well aware that I can remove the valve core and add the extension. Can anyone confirm if this is now the norm for Vittoria tubulars?
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jekyll man
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by jekyll man

I think they went back to normal a few years ago...
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benp
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by benp

Oh well... Their website still mentions the red valve stems fitted to their high end tubulars.
I’ve ordered some short normal extensions and will use those instead.
Many thanks.


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addictR1
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by addictR1

sorry to bring this back from the dead... but was looking at getting a pair of VITTORIA CORSA CONTROL G+ TUBULAR. couldn't find info from their site. does it have removable valve core?

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by sungod

afaik the all current g+ tubs have a removal presta core and use a normal extender

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1415chris
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by 1415chris

Vittoria switched to removable valve cores while ago, at least in their higher end offerings. Latest Pave was already with removable core.

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