The Challenge Criterium lives up to its name with a fast, lively ride quality and outstanding grip.
A supple 320 TPI carcass and "open tubular" construction means this handmade clincher rides just like a tubular. A dense layer beneath the tread, which Challenge calls PPS, prevents punctures and cuts without slowing you down. The exclusive rubber compound and chevron textured tread deliver outstanding grip in wet or dry conditions.
The Challenge Criterium is available in 700c x 23mm (23-622 ISO). 87-140 recommended PSI. Folding bead. Black/Black. Actual weight: 228 grams.
Note: This clincher tire is somewhat confusingly labeled as an "Open Tubular." It fits standard clincher rims.
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A truly outstanding clincher.
The Challenge Criterium 23 Open Road Tire is my favorite tire clincher road tire. It rides exactly like a high end sew-up, without the hassle. 1000 miles, no flats!
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