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I was wondering if anyone had a review or thoughts on the Vittoria EVO XN's. I thought I would give the file tread pattern a try. I noticed Jonathan Page has been running them in his last 3 races with very good success. I'd love to hear what people think of file tread in general if not this tire specifically.

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cool. was the tubular or clincher? 220 or 290?

btw, what does the sound of grass tearing sound like? I gotta listen closer next time I race. or maybe I just don't go fast enough to tear grass...
SO far I have been running the XN clinchers for a few weeks now. I weigh 150lbs and have been running them in the low 30's for pressure. I have hit several sharp edged transitions from grass to asphalt and bottom out with no pinch flats. But that probably has more to do with a light riding style. They work really well in grass and I have no fear leaning them over in all but the loosest stuff.

They even work well if the grass is slightly damp. I can climb with them, corner, sprint into and out of corners and even handle off camber sections well. I raced on them last weekend, but only ran a rear as the course had a muddy off camber uphill little section.

They work really well in the sand as we did 20-30 repeats the other night in preparation for a race that has a long pit.

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