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    Finally got past my procrastination

    I finally swapped out my winter air for summer air in the tires. What a difference! I must be 2-3 mph faster now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Digital Gee
    I finally swapped out my winter air for summer air in the tires. What a difference! I must be 2-3 mph faster now.
    You fool- Winter air is heavier so you now have to slow down on the paths to let the Bikini Babes pass you. Mind you the extra 3 mph is handy for evading the houseboy.

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    Wow...you doubled your speed with new air? I'll have to try that soon!
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    Quote Originally Posted by stapfam
    You fool- Winter air is heavier so you now have to slow down on the paths to let the Bikini Babes pass you. Mind you the extra 3 mph is handy for evading the houseboy.
    I'm suprised DG didn't already know this. I always keep spare winter air on hand.
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    I got a cannister of "Lite" air down at the LBS. The kid who sold me said the molecules were more spread out and therefore the air was thinner, fluffier, and lighter. What a difference!

    Might also have been some "hot" air mixed in there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SSP
    Wow...you doubled your speed with new air? I'll have to try that soon!
    Just put another magnet on your front wheel. Less work than pumping up tires
    You're just trying to start an argument to show how smart you are.

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    I use the cooler winter air during warm months to help keep my brakes from overheating.
    I use the warm summer air in the winter to help melt and cut thru the snow. (Sometimes, if we have a cool summer, the winter riding becomes extremely difficult due to summer air shortages and rationing).

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    Down here in "Missippi", not enough difference in summer and winter air to bother. We use nitrogen in our tires, it's lighter without all that nasty oxygen in it, and cuts down on the fluctuations in pressure.

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    I fill my tires up with pure hydrogen. Keeps 'em light. I call my bike "Das Hindenburg".

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    Neon in my tires is lighter and helps my tires glow, and I am seen farther away now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by luv2cruz
    Down here in "Missippi", not enough difference in summer and winter air to bother. We use nitrogen in our tires, it's lighter without all that nasty oxygen in it, and cuts down on the fluctuations in pressure.
    Oxygen is overrated.

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