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Comments: Best string I have ever used! It has a perfect blend of power and control for me. The spin is about
average. The most impressive feature is the comfort and the feel; I feel extremely connected to the ball while having a soft,
smooth ride. Perfect string for me! I strung Cyclone Tour Red 17 in my Pure Drive 2013 at 53 lbs. I can't say about the
playability duration and durability yet since I only played with it for 5 hours. So far, so good!
From: Kevin, 10/16
Comments: As a long time multi string user due to tennis elbow issues, I decided to try the Volkl Cyclone Tour
17g for added spin, based upon reviewers stating that they haven't experienced any arm issues. I usually string my multi
set-up at 60 lbs for control, so I initially experimented with a 50 lbs set-up and the ball seemed to travel too far --
trampoline effect. I next tried a 53 lbs set-up and that seemed to be the sweet spot where it's tight enough for good
control, yet soft enough for some nice ball pocketing. I have definitely noticed more spin in my forehand and on my
backhand, I'm able to get some nice bite on the ball where it stays nice and low. I've played about 6-8 hours with this set-
up and so far, the tension maintenance seems pretty good. Of note, the red string seems to play a little softer than the grey
version. For those arm sufferers, you should give the Cyclone Tour a try. I'm a 4.0 baseliner.
From: Eddie, 8/16
Comments: Not even close to the original Cyclone. Played with the string for one set and could not generate
nearly as much pace or spin as Cyclone. Cyclone Tour plays like a soft synthetic gut if that's what your looking for.
Definitely not a sequel to Cyclone.
From: John, 11/15
Comments: Very nice combination of spin and power. Strung it at 48 lbs (full bed) and it may be a little loose.
power and spin. Zero shoulder issues. Felt confident going for winners. It seemed to smooth out and I saw a noticeable
spin after 4-5 outings. I'm a 3.5 NTRP league player. I like to play with big kick serve and topspin forehand. Playing with
From: Gabe, 2/15
Comments: I think I may have found my new poly string in the Volkl Cyclone Tour 17 (1.25). I've been a user of
Luxilon ALU Power 16L (1.25) for many years, since around the first time they became available. I had experimented with a
polys through the years, looking for something a little less expensive, but never found a string that was worth the savings
preferred the Luxilon by a distinct margin. Testing this Volkl string was the first time I've ventured away from Luxilon for
time after I had given up experimenting. I'm using this string in the Head Youtek IG Prestige Pro that I recently switched to
several on close out from TW). The Volkl string matches up well with this Head frame. I was using the Luxilon at 48 lbs, but
the tension of the Volkl to 50 lbs on my first stringing due to this string being a bit softer. It plays great at 50 lbs. After only
match with these Volkl strings, it seems that I'm getting the control and power of my Luxilon, but with just a bit more
ball feels awesome on the strings, it's hard to describe, but it's a feeling that was simply lacking on previous strings I've
Volkl string maintains its good performance and feel for a few more outings, then I'll likely make a permanent switch from
Luxilon being that the Volkl is half the cost and I'm not sacrificing anything. By the way, this is the first textured poly I've
everything else has been a traditional round. I have no problem producing heavy topspin and slice when needed, so I'm not
a textured poly really does anything extra for me. Maybe a few easier RPMs on the kick serve with less effort, but it might
just a different feel instead of more actual, meaningful spin. For reference, I was a solid 5.0 player for a long time, but after
touching a racquet for the past several years, I've just gotten back into trying to play on a regular basis again. My strokes
coming back nicely, enough that I'm able to give an accurate comparison of these strings to my old setup.
From: Brent, 11/14