Vittoria Air-Liner inserts now available for road bike wheels

Vittoria Air-Liner Road
(Image credit: Vittoria)

The rise of tubeless tyres and the evolution of the contemporary road bike wheel has forced Vittoria to add a road-specific option to its Air-Liner portfolio - the Air-Liner Road. Essentially offering the same support as the Air-Liner MTB and Gravel, the inserts are compatible with all makes of the best tubeless road tyres. Not only do they add an extra layer of surety when things go wrong but also improves bump compliance and impact protection. 

In terms of real-world performance, the system has been put through its paces at WorldTour level by the likes of Alexander Kristoff who secured victory at the Gent-Wevelgem in 2019 using these very inserts. EF Education-Nippo has also been using the inserts during racing having employed the system during Strade Bianche last month.

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Aaron Borrill

Aaron was the Tech Editor Cyclingnews between July 2019 and June 2022. He was born and raised in South Africa, where he completed his BA honours at the University of Cape Town before embarking on a career in journalism. Throughout this career, Aaron has spent almost two decades writing about bikes, cars, and anything else with wheels. Prior to joining the Cyclingnews team, his experience spanned a stint as Gear & Digital editor of Bicycling magazine, as well as a time at TopCar as Associate Editor. 

Now based in the UK's Surrey Hills, Aaron's life revolves around bikes. He's a competitive racer, Stravaholic, and Zwift enthusiast. He’s twice ridden the Cape Epic, completed the Haute Route Alps, and represented South Africa in the 2022 Zwift eSports World Championships.

Height: 175cm

Weight: 61.5kg

Rides: Cannondale SuperSlice Disc Di2 TT, Cannondale Supersix Evo Dura-Ace Rim, Cannondale Supersix Evo Ultegra Di2 Disc, Trek Procaliber 9.9 MTB