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Vredestein
Fortezza TriComp

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The Vredestein Fortezza TriComp tire is designed for speed and maximum control in all road racing conditions, wet or dry.

Vredestein's proven TriComp rubber compound ensures low rolling resistance and superior grip with three strategically placed rubber densities. They've also added Curve Control System® shoulder technology which specifically improves the tire's cornering traction in wet conditions.

A 120 TPI cotton/polyester casing offers a supple ride without giving up durability, and the Sportex Protection Layer® beneath the tread keeps keeps out sharp objects with minimal sacrifice in terms of weight or speed.

The Fortezza Tricomp is available in 700c x 23mm OR 25mm sizes (23-622 ISO). Actual weight: 231 grams. Recommended inflation pressure: 115-145 PSI.

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Great Tires
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Miami

I like these tires. No flats with 500 miles on them. Smooth feel and corner nicely. Great value especially since I got them on sale. I will buy these again.

Reviewed 1/22/2018
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Always a great and reliable bike tire from Vredestein.
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast

Used for long distance cycling. Can count on for durability

Reviewed 1/16/2018
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Fast rubber
by Josh
japan

Really like these tires. They ride best at the high end of the pressure range.

Reviewed 1/11/2018
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Like New After 4000 mi on Fixed Gear Bike
by MM
Competitive Racer
Seattle, WA
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

PRO I purchased a pair of these almost 4 years ago, and mounted them on a fixed gear bike, on wheels I hand-built myself. I've put approximately 4000 miles on them. The rear gets a lot abuse on a fixed gear bike and both tires are still in fairly good shape. I inspect them after each ride and remove any embedded sharp objects, and have not had any flats. Although they are rated up to 145 psi, I inflate them to 125 psi. I don't brake much, and the wheels have stayed true.

CON When cornering, they are not as stable and don't grab the pavement as well as other brands I have used (which ride like sew-up tires), but those only last 800-1000 miles and they're more expensive.

Reviewed 10/5/2017
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Very good all around tire
by Manny
Cycling Enthusiast
Long Island NY

This is a fast tire with very steady cornering. I have about ridden about 1500 miles so far with no flats and minimal signs of wear. I have been using this tire over the years and has always been happy with the results.

Reviewed 1/4/2018
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Great tires
by Anonymous

I like these tires better than Continental Grand Prix 4000s!

Reviewed 12/25/2017
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Great tire.
by Josh
japan

Great tire. Excellent grip. Very nice ride. Great speed. Ride better at the higher end of the tire pressure spectrum.

Reviewed 12/28/2017
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Great value. Highly underrated
by Frank
Florida
7 of 7 customers found this review helpful.

I've used all the top end clincher road tires from the major brands. They each have slightly different strengths, but for overall performance and flat resistance, they're all in the same ballpark. The Tricomps are not quite as supple riding as some of the others but are fast with great traction and good flat protection. Since they are often less expensive than the other high end tires, I've used them a fair amount over the years. If you're looking for a while performance tire for a good price, I'd highly recommend these.

Reviewed 8/5/2017
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Nice rubber
by Anonymous
0 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

Excellent tires!

Reviewed 12/10/2017
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Not Worth It
by HNLCyclist
Cycling Enthusiast
Honolulu , Hawaii

Lulled into buying another pair of these as I felt the price was too good to pass up. Not worth the hassle of flat repairs after only a few hundred miles. Casing is very puncture prone. Better off spending a few more bucks and getting something that will give you better service!

Reviewed 12/16/2017
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Great ride after all these years
by CorsairVelo
Cycling Enthusiast
Portland, ME
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

I've been riding Fortezza TriComps for a couple decades it seems. At times I venture off and try other brands but I keep coming back because I've always loved the round profile and the cornering and they've always been pretty rugged. While I raced on them for a few years in my relative youth, I now I pretty much race Strava. No matter, I love the Vredesteins!

Reviewed 7/27/2017
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My go-to tire
by pwcscc
Cycling Enthusiast
Knoxville, TN

I'm rotating this into all my road bikes. Excellent all around tire. Best value I've found.

Reviewed 12/7/2017
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great tires
by Jon
texas

The tires are great. Have only used about 200 miles since putting them on bike so far, but think they look good and grip the road very nice.

Reviewed 11/27/2017
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Good tire - rolls smooth
by Anonymous

Tire is fairly light and rolls smoothly.

Reviewed 12/1/2017
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Best tire
by Anonymous

Riding this brand tire for 20 years! Will never change

Reviewed 11/13/2017
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The only tire we want for our road tandem!
by John & Jessie
Cycling Enthusiast
New Hampshire

The Fortezza TriComp (25mm) has been our tandem tire for about 8 years and have been everything we want in a road tire! A tandem puts very high stresses on its tires - theses are the ones that have held up the best of any that we have used.

Reviewed 11/2/2017
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Been using these tires for a decade
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Galway NY
0 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

2000 miles per tire

Reviewed 10/26/2017
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My all time favorite tire
by Steve
Cycling Enthusiast
Naples, FL
3 of 4 customers found this review helpful.

I used Fortezza TriComps for years and was disappointed when they replaced it with the Senso a few years ago. I tried the Senso and the Gran Fondo, but they rode nothing like the TriComps. The TriComps are silky smooth, steer well, have excellent flat protection and are outstanding in the rain. I found the Senso to be a step down in all of those qualities so I was ecstatic when they brought the TriComps back. I typically get 3000-3200 miles out of a front and then I move it to the back, where I can often get another 1000 miles before I decide to retire it. I use the 25mm tires on HED Belgium C2 rims and they measure about 27.5mm in that scenario. Absolutely the best!

Reviewed 3/29/2017
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Good longevity handling
by Anonymous
0 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

Got around 3,400 miles before 12 ear through on center of tire showed up. Climb about 200,000 feet a year.

Reviewed 10/9/2017
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Excellent!
by SDH
Cycling Enthusiast
NC
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

Ridden over 3000 mi this summer, tires still in good shape, only a few minor cuts. Smooth ride, fairly easy to mount. Occasionally on sale, can't be beaten for the price.

Reviewed 10/5/2017
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