Tufo C-Hi Composite Carbon Tubular Clincher Tyre
Application of composite puncture proof ply and high composite carbon tread compound made possible to use thinner tread and still maintain high mileage.
Top Features of the Tufo C-Hi Composite Carbon Tubular Clincher Tyre
- Intended use: Racing/Training
- Size: 700 x 22mm, 700 x 25mm
- Weight: 335g, 375g
- Pressure: 8-12 bar (115-175psi)
- TPi: 120
- Rim Size: 28", 700c E.T.R.T.O. 622 X 13/15mm
- Compound: Activated silica tread
- Puncture proof ply
|Puncture Protection:||Protective Belt|
|Threads Per Inch:||120|
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
Thinner tread also lowers rolling resistance while the tyre is maintaining ideal shock absorption properties and high puncture resistance.
How Does the Tubular Clincher Tyre Work?
When inflated, the tubular clincher (see image below), in the same way as a tubular, is pressed towards the rim. Simultaneously, the bead blocks of the profiled rubber band spread out embedding on the rim shoulders and eliminating any rotation of the tubular clincher against the rim as well as the possibility of the tubular clincher unseating.
As the tubular clincher is inflated, the band side literally 'bite' into the rim shoulders.
Benifits of Tufo's tubular clincher tyres: high inflation pressures - up to 15 bars (220 psi) without any damage to the rim walls, even in a case when the rim manufacturer specifies lower inflation pressures (the pressure is contained inside the tubular clincher and does not affect the rim wall), same riding quality as with tubular tyres, safe handling in case of punctures (the stability of a rider is not affected), the tubular clincher can be ridden when flat, and the fastest and easiest installation and dismantling without any tools.
About the Tufo brand
Tufo was founded in 1991, based on more than 25 years of experience in rubber tyre industry and was founded by Mr Miloslav Klabal. The basic philosophy of the company is specialisation in the development and production of tubular tyres – the best option for cycling. From the very beginning Tufo has worked hand-hand with many world champions and elite riders from all cycling disciplines. This cooperation makes the transition of theoretical knowledge from development and research into new products much easier. The top priority from Tufo is the quality of their products, therefore all the production is under direct and everyday control in the Tufo plant in the Czech republic. Most of the production is accomplished by skilled handwork making it possible to concentrate on details which is very important to achieving maximum quality.
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It is best to have them folded up and mounted under your saddle with a traditional toe strap. Run 110-120 psi to limit the risk of puncture.
it takes you to a page on the Tufo website where there are .pdf instruction files you can read and download covering fitting and repair of tubular clinchers. Hope this helps.
Use these tires on normal clincher rims only. You will definitely need a whole extra tire to change a flat tire.
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