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Old 07-15-2010, 02:31 PM
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Welcome to the Alpha Racing Tires Off Road thread. Alpha Racing Tires has been out in Europe for a couple months and is now making its way to the US through Alpha Tyres USA. We will have a website up and available really soon for ordering and dealer inquires/info.

There has been testing done in Canada and a select few in the US and feedback has been amazing. Right now they will be available in Pre-glued wheel/tire combo's first and come in re-sealable bags.

Tires come in a variety of compounds including hard, medium, soft and ultra soft and come in 5 different tread patterns.
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Old 07-18-2010, 01:47 AM
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Look good. How did they do this weekend down in Florida?
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Considering not all treads and compounds were available since they are shipped as we speak, it was a good showing. First time out with 2 racers at the RC PRO series, results were 2nd in Sportsman buggy A-main with a Kyosho MP9 and 9th in PRO buggy A-main with a Agama A8. Both were running the Upsilon's in soft compound. Omicrons were sold out and would have been the ticket in Ultra Soft!

Racers interested can post here or email at alphatyresusa@aol.com.

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What price for a pair?
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What price for a pair?
They are going to be $24.99/pair (2) We are taking orders now before they come in. Website is coming soon.
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I'll try 2 pairs of KHIAlpha medium. let me know when I can order
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I got a set of the Upsilon tires and ran them this weekend at the RC PRO series race with my Agama. Got me into the A-main in Pro buggy. Tires worked great. After running practice, 2 quals and a 30 minute main I still got enough to do another race. I ran the Soft Compound.


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Nice tire designs. Sent an e-mail as I am interested in the Gamma Alpha in hard/med compound.
Also glad to hear they'll be available in Canada, too since R/C seems to really be picking up steam out there.
14 years ago finding a hobby shop in Canada in some places was like looking for gold on the ground: it has really grown since then.
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Website is now up and running. Visit artrcusa.com. Alot more to come.

Now taking Pre-orders through the website. Some tires are going fast, so reserve yours now.

You will recieve confirmation when tires are in stock and ready to ship out to you. Website constantly updated so keep an eye out.

Alpha Tyres USA.

HRCules77 you got email responded too.
 
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I ran the Khi's this past saturday at a local club race. Unofficially I checked out and won the race LOL! Had a transponder problem and was not picking up all my laps which I noticed by the 3rd lap when my times were not being said but I was in the lead my almost half lap. So I was extra careful to check if I got past anytime during the 20 minute main and did not get passed once. So I know I won. Got only 7 laps added back and race director put me 3rd officially on paper[:@] Tires worked awesome. Could put the buggy where I wanted and not break loose at all. So far I have tried the Upsilons and Khi's both in Soft compound and happy as can be. Track surface was dusty/sandy and loamy all night. Track just got back up and running so clay was not the best you could run on lol.
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Thanks,
Just ordered 2 sets of Gamma in Med. compound this morning from your website.....really excited to try them out.
Oh, and I promise not to chew on them.....this time.
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Thanks,
Just ordered 2 sets of Gamma in Med. compound this morning from your website.....really excited to try them out.
Oh, and I promise not to chew on them.....this time.
I can't wait to try those out too. Tread looks like it will be killer!
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Do they come balanced as well?
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Do they come balanced as well?
Well I could not say they are physically balanced how some of us do it with clay but once installed on my buggy (both sets I have used) they spin true when you rev it up. No wobbling at all so I guess you can say they are pretty well balanced. Even after numerous runs they are still as smooth.
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A couple of questions for you: are the foams used in these tires molded? Are the foams open or closed cell?
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Do they come balanced as well?
Well I could not say they are physically balanced how some of us do it with clay but once installed on my buggy (both sets I have used) they spin true when you rev it up. No wobbling at all so I guess you can say they are pretty well balanced. Even after numerous runs they are still as smooth.
Or with lead tape...but let's not open that C.O.W. LOL Thanks bro.
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A couple of questions for you: are the foams used in these tires molded? Are the foams open or closed cell?
Yes the foams are molded foams. Below is a pic for you to see.

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Medium and Hard Compounds of all the Alpha Tread patterns are now in stock on our website.
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Alpha, where are your tires, inserts, and wheels manufactured? Where are the preglued assemblies...assembled?

Just curious

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Alpha, where are your tires, inserts, and wheels manufactured? Where are the preglued assemblies...assembled?

Just curious

Thanks!
They are made in Taiwan. Mostly developed and designed in Europe though. "Preglued assemblies... assembled?" LOL. There has been extensive testing in Europe and Canada with these tires before they were able to be released to the US. Everything is top notch quality that we offer or we would not offer it at all. Offering inferior equipment especially here in the US just to make a buck willKILL a reputation for a company.
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Oh, never doubted quality. Was just curious if everything was glued up at the factory, also.
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Just got a set of Gamma's! Now these things feel nice. Too bad im not gonna be able to race for maybe another 2 weeks.[] Maybe I can get some test time between now and then.
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Just received my set of Gamma tires today. Upon opening the package, I saw that they came in a resealable bag, which is nice. The medium compound I ordered these tires in still feels quite soft, surprisingly, so I'm expecting them to hook up well.

Side note: I really, really like this tread pattern...should do well on multiple surfaces including sand/loam....can't wait to take them to the beach!

Holes have been punched in the tires for breathing instead of the rims so debris has a chance to exit...also nice. Once I have a chance to mount them on my Strike and try them out, I'll post how they performed.
So far, so good: way to go Alpha!

Edit: For some pics of them mounted, go to the Losi Strike thread here:
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_93...tm.htm#9917531
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Here is what we have left that was no sold already from our order today. They are selling fast. Inventory on the website is correct to these tires so if they say Zero for Soft and Ultra Soft then you will be on the list to recieve when stock gets delivered.

Omega Ultra softs (1 set)
Upsilon Softs (1 set)
KHI softs (3 sets)
Gamma (2 sets)
Omega Softs (3 sets)
Omicron (1 set)
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I just ordered more of the Alpha tyres for my Agama buggy and now the Soft and Ultra Soft tires are in stock on there site. I know they were waiting for them to arrive so they finally got them in.
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