General Cycling Discussion - quick stik for road tires?
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08-11-09, 11:21 PM
do quick stiks work for road tires? I have only heard of people using them on MTB tires.
08-11-09, 11:33 PM
If you mean patches like scabs yes they work. But once you get home a new tube is in order. I have used them but with 120 PSI tires they seem to only hold for a day or so.
From word of mouth, the Quik Stik tire lever's head is too 'fat' to fit into a majority of road sized rim/tire combinations.
08-12-09, 06:07 AM
VAR makes an excellent tire-jack that's lightweight and easy to carry. It works on the Archimedes principle of leverage and gets a tight clincher on/off a rim quickly and painlessly. Highly popular in Europe - rare in the USA. This person is utterly trustworthy.
If you order one - write down/copy his instructions for use on his site:
I've gotten to like the Crank Brothers variation on the Speed Stick. It seems to work well for road tires, at least it does for mine.
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