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    Lance's tires

    Anybody know what he uses.8000 miles and 1 flat is pretty good to me.You think thats 8000 on one set?LOL
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    probably a new set everytime he gets on the bike .
    also remember in races they dont have to ride on the shoulder where all the crap is.
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    And he probably runs them at 200 psi too.

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    Does he run on clinchers or sew ups?

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    I believe he is running Hutchison Sewups.

    or at least he was last year.

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    According to his website Lance uses Hutchinson tires, clinchers for training and sewups for racing. There's also more cool stuff about him at http://www.lancearmstrong.com/lance/...2.nsf/html/FAQ

    Hope this helps!

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    Last year he got new tires every day, the other team members every other day.
    This raises an interesting statistical question, "Is a wheel that has already shown a resistance to flatting and an absence of flaws a higher or lower risk than an unproven wheel hanging in the mech trailer waiting for the glue to dry?"
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