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Old 09-01-10, 02:27 PM   #1
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What type of valve adapter do i need to be able to inflate downtube nova's tires ?

I have schrader adapter which I just bought here and it wont fit - Yan the owner doesnt seem to know ( which strikes me as odd ) so I thought Id ask here to find out if any one else knows ?

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From the picture on Downtubes site the Nova has a schrader valve.
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The part you have is a presta to schrader adapter.
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Are you sure an adaptor is required?
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You need an adapter only if your pump does not match your valve.

What pump do you plan to use? If you don't have yet a pump, get one that fits your valve.

Here are the most common valve types:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schrader_valve
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presta
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