The green is the giveaway.
Look at photos of most races, and you’ll see a sea of all-black tires. Look at Roubaix, Flanders, or any of the other cobbled classics, and you’ll see a lot more earth tones popping up. There are a few tire manufacturers capable of producing tires for one of the most difficult sporting events on the planet, and Vittoria is one of them. The Open Pave EVO CG III is the latest in a long line of ultra-supple tires designed to take the edge off the cobblestones.
- The clincher version of the ultimate classics tire
- 320 TPI cotton may be the most supple casing in cycling
- Compound and tread pattern conspire for maximum traction
- Vittoria produces the most sought-after classics tires this side of homemade tubulars