Bike tyre pressures

Size of tyre, what you pump in, and why?

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Rafiki    pirate
16/06/2013 at 11:56

Cat - Planet x are selling Corsa for 20 quid at the moment, rather than 50!!

iron fraggle    pirate
16/06/2013 at 12:46

thanks Seren   loks like Its about right then

Scuba Trooper    pirate
16/06/2013 at 13:50

Looks like a great deal on the Corsa tyres, do they have similar puncture resistance on Conti GP4000s which I have been eyeing up?

On a slight tangent, does anyone use light weight or latex tubes with race wheels/tyres? Do they make any difference to speed, comfort, puncture resistance? Basically are they worth the extra couple of quid?

 

WhizKid    pirate
16/06/2013 at 14:00

I use latex tubes on my zipps... Apparently makes the ride a bit softer... I would say its marginal, certainly adds no speed... And you have too check the pressures as it will go down 20+ psi in a day!

16/06/2013 at 16:11
Rafiki wrote (see)

Cat - Planet x are selling Corsa for 20 quid at the moment, rather than 50!!

Avoid those ones too narrow - the 23mm 320 tpi are about £28-£29 I think.

Definite thumbs up for latex tubes - not saying I can feel a difference but they test a bit better I think and for a few quid why not - plus they look pro when you fix a puncture and you can patch them like normal tubes too.

IronCat5    pirate
16/06/2013 at 18:12

St they're for race day only. Minimum protection. Pops are they 19S? I want a 19 for the front. 

16/06/2013 at 19:04

You are in luck 

16/06/2013 at 21:58

Tubs tuffo pro s33 not really a race tub but does for me. Max 175psi I go about 150 as that's all I can manage even when using a track pump. 

PSC    pirate
17/06/2013 at 23:00

175psi. Lordy. That's sure going to go bang if it ever punctures surely!


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