The Criterium is the most traditional tire in the Challenge line. The center tread runs length-wise to alleviate rolling-resistance, while lateral sidecuts toward the outside provide superior cornering grip.
Nerone denotes an all-black tire
All Challenge tires are completely hand-made
300tpi corespun cotton casing
Anti-puncture strip included in tire casing
Tread is hand-glued onto an inflated tire body; this process yields a neutral state for the tread when the tire is in use and eliminate tread deformities at full-inflation