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Old 07-05-03, 07:28 PM   #1
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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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Old 07-05-03, 08:05 PM   #2
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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

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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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