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Turbo Cotton Clincher Tire

2.8 out of 5 stars
5 Reviews
Current price: $60.00 Original price: $79.99
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Turbo Cotton Tire

Specialized's GRIPTON compound is one of the best out there. And when combined with an ultra-supple 320 TPI cotton casing, you get a tire that's very special—you get the Turbo Cotton tire. Both materials stand for master craftsmanship, and they work in harmony to create one of the world's fastest tires—providing a clear-cut performance advantage.


Details

  • High-TPI cotton tire for road training and racing
  • GRIPTON compound balances traction with low rolling resistance
  • 320 TPI casing offers a supremely supple ride
  • BlackBelt protection layer helps fend off flats
  • Item #SCQ00BC
Compound
GRIPTON
Size
700 x 24mm, 700 x 26mm
Type
clincher
TPI
320
PSI
[700 x 24mm] 115-125, [700 x 26mm] 95-115, [700 x 28mm] 85-95
Bead
folding
Claimed Weight
[700 x 24mm] 7.8oz (220g), [700 x 26mm] 8.5oz (240g)
Manufacturer Warranty
2 years

Overall Rating

3 based on 5 ratings

Review Summary

1 Stars - 2 reviews
2 Stars - 1 reviews
3 Stars - 0 reviews
4 Stars - 0 reviews
5 Stars - 2 reviews

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5 out of 5 stars

November 19, 2023

Great Tire - No Problem

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

1500 miles and still going. 1 flat. And I live in the NYC area, where the road are mostly terrible. Oh yeah. Fantastic ride. Blows Conti's away.

genp1157571 g
Competitivecyclist.com

Originally reviewed on Competitivecyclist.com

1 out of 5 stars

October 16, 2023

Durability a serious concern.

Familiarity:
I've used it several times
Size Bought:
25mm
Weight:
185

Loved the look & feel of these tires so got 2 sets. Unfortunately the first set had flats 50% of the time after my first ride. IMPORTANT!- On the second set I noticed a small bubble on the sidewall of my rear tire close to the rim after 1-2 rides, maybe 50-80 miles total. Decided the tire was so new it had to be ok so headed out. Lucky for me I was only going ~20mph when there was an alarming BANG and the tire blew out, riding on the rim in 0.5 seconds. I can’t imagine the results if this happened on one of our descents at 40- 50mph or in the middle of a corner. It’s on me for riding on a tire with a bubble in the sidewall- that was stupid. BUT, I’ve bought a lot of performance tires over the years and have never had a set fail me as early and often as these.

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Trevor P
2 out of 5 stars

October 8, 2023

Nice ride, terrible flats

The feel of these is fantastic! If it weren’t for the amount of flats I’ve gotten I would give them 5 stars. The probability of getting a flat on any ride over 50 miles with these is 1 for me. Eventually I just decided to switch out the tires when the side wall got punctured pretty badly.

Nathan A
Competitivecyclist.com

Originally reviewed on Competitivecyclist.com

5 out of 5 stars

July 1, 2022

Fast and comfortable

It is the best tyres I ever rode, run 24mm with my Enve 4.5 and Latex tube, it is just as comfortable as tubular tyres. They are simply fast, super fast. I usually don't run them in the winter or bad weather. I ride them for nice summer and in the race.

Pohsiu L
1 out of 5 stars

November 21, 2020

Beware of Flats

Familiarity:
I've used it several times

I agree with the others. - these are great tires other than the constant flats. Flats seem to be especially prevalent in the fall when the roads accumulate debris from trees. Before switching to these tires I rarely got flats but now, I flat every other ride or so. I'll be switching to something else.

Michael P