Bicycle Mechanics - 571 hometrainer tire
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11-19-11, 11:15 AM
Are there any 571 size hometrainers tire?
Look for any with a smooth tread or at least a center ridge, to maintain smooth contact with the roller.
If worst comes to worst, and you can't find a smooth tread tire, buy the closest you can find, and carefully wind a number of turns of friction tape (the cloth stuff we used to use on hockey sticks), to make a high friction smooth tread that will work with a minimum of roller pressure.
11-20-11, 05:44 AM
I can have Continental-Grand Prix 4000 Black Chili or
Continental-Grand Prix triathlon or
Schwalbe-Ultremo R1 Triathlon, I will go for Schwalbe, i think
11-20-11, 05:49 AM
This tape thing loops promising, but I just do not know what is "the cloth stuff", have you been doing this?
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