Tufo Comtura 4 TR Review: Affordable and Durable Road Tires

Tufo Comtura 4TR review: Tufo Comtura 4TR on Elitewheels DRIVE 45mm detail

This is my Tufo Comtura 4 TR tubeless tires review.

I’ve been using them for about half a year, and in this review, I will share my experience with you.

In short, these tires are suitable for riders looking for affordable, tubeless, puncture-resistant tires providing a good grip.

Continue reading to learn more.

Main Features and Technical Specifications

Main Features

  • Affordability
  • Puncture resistance
  • Good grip
  • Hard to get on rims

Technical Specifications

  • Widths available: 25 and 28mm
  • Weight:
    • 260g (25mm)
    • 280g (28mm)
  • Colors available: Black or tan-sides

My Experience

Before using Comtura 4 TR, I used Tufo Calibra Plus 25mm tires. I was satisfied with them because of their longevity and affordability.

Additionally, it’s a Czech product manufactured not far from where I live. So, I decided also to try the Comturas.

I use different wheelsets, so the distance ridden is spread among multiple tires. However, I have ridden about 1500 km (930 miles) with one set, and I still don’t see significant tire wear. See the pictures below:

Tufo Comture 4TR tire wear
Tufo Comture 4TR tire wear after around 1500 km

The main disadvantage of these tires is their difficulty putting them on rims. It’s a much tougher job than with tires like Continental GrandPrix 5000 S TR. I recommend following official instructions that make the job easier.

However, their durability is excellent. I ride on the local bicycle paths, where youngsters often break a glass of beer or wine and forget to sweep it the next day.

I rode through the shards multiple times and never got a puncture (yet). Sometimes, I ride on gravel or paved forest roads with a lot of dirt, rocks, and logging clutter—no puncture yet (knock on wood).

My friend used Vittoria Corsa Speed G+ 2.0 (TLR), but they lasted about 1000 km before he got a puncture. Indeed, these are racing tires not suitable for training.

I recommended him the Comturas. Although he cursed a lot when putting them on, after a few hundred kilometers, he admitted they provide him with great grip and durability. I look forward to hearing more about his experience.

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Summary

Based on my experience and unscientific testing, Tufo Comtura 4 TR are puncture-resistant tires with good grip.

They are heavier than performance road bike tires and pretty hard to get on. But, they are more affordable than tires from established brands offering a better price-value ratio for weekend warriors.


The product for this review was kindly provided by the manufacturer. This did not influence my overall verdict or my opinion about the product.

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6 thoughts on “Tufo Comtura 4 TR Review: Affordable and Durable Road Tires”

  1. Great review, looks like a bang of the buck deal. If you can provide a real size measurement when seating on the rim, widht and height would be great. What’s your rim inner widht?
    Thank you.

    1. Hi Robert,
      Yes, their price-value ratio is excellent. They are 30mm wide and their height is 25mm (measured on Farsports Ventoux S wheels which have 19.2mm internal and 25.5mm external width).
      – Petr

    1. Hi Alvaro,
      They might be a little faster, but the difference is not worth the higher price. 🙂 Try the Tufos, and you will see. You can sell them eventually and return to GP5000 (if you use them).
      – Petr

      1. Thank you for the quick reply.
        I already have Tufo’s gravel tire Thundero and they are really low resistance. That’s the reason of my question, curiosity to find if the road tires are at the same level. I’m thinking of this tires as winter tires because of the tread pattern and the fact that Tufo tires has lots of grip.

        1. Oh, I see. 🙂 If you will be using them as winter tires, I think they are a good choice. I spoke with the person directly from Tufo, and she told me that they tried to nail the perfect combination of durability, low resistance, and price. I think they succeeded. 🙂
          – Petr

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