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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-05-15, 08:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
The facts on the road keep adding up. Did anyone...

The facts on the road keep adding up. Did anyone notice this news? Martin Elmiger, Team IAM Cycling (https://www.facebook.com/IAMcycling), finished 5th in Paris-Roubaix 2015 on his brand new...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-25-15, 10:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
More on Schwalbe One Tubeless tires from Steve...

More on Schwalbe One Tubeless tires from Steve Abraham during an interview about his ongoing one year time trial:

"Special tubeless tyres from Schwalbe that self-repair if they puncture and save...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-22-15, 07:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
Steve Abraham (Teeth Grinder) provided an...

Steve Abraham (Teeth Grinder) provided an interesting response yesterday when his host for the night asked him how many flats he has had. Taken directly from the hosts post:

He's on the red...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-21-15, 01:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
Meanwhile, Tarzan (a tube and tire rider) gets...

Meanwhile, Tarzan (a tube and tire rider) gets another flat while Teeth Grinder, (exclusively a Schwalbe One tubeless rider) continues to roll flat free in their quests to set a new world record for...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-19-15, 11:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
Simply pumping up an old fashion tubed tire to a...

Simply pumping up an old fashion tubed tire to a certain pressure and it staying there is a novel idea. This is probably something more talked about on the couch than actually occurring on the road. ...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-18-15, 06:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
The good news is road Tubeless is finally...

The good news is road Tubeless is finally catching on and the curious no longer have to rely on wives tales or riders who have no experience riding tubeless to get their information from. Look...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-17-15, 09:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
The HAMR one year time trial update: Steve has...

The HAMR one year time trial update: Steve has logged 14000 miles and is riding on tubeless One Tires. No flats since his first day difficulty. Kurt has logged over 13,000 miles and is riding with...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-09-15, 08:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
Lil Darwin and Bikey-Mikey make excellent points....

Lil Darwin and Bikey-Mikey make excellent points. Tubeless tires are not for everybody. For instance infrequent or low mileage riders will benefit the least from the tires as the sealant will...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-09-15, 08:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
From another believer: I've been using...

From another believer:

I've been using Hutchinson Intensive 25s for over three years now. Mounted on Stans No Tubes ALPHA 340 rims - these rims, with your choice of hubs n spokes, make for some...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-01-15, 11:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
Schwalbe One Tubeless update: Changed out the...

Schwalbe One Tubeless update: Changed out the first set of tubeless with over 3000 miles for a 300K brevet. Second set went on like a charm now that I understand how they go on. The secret is...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-12-15, 06:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
It seems to me that a tire that is a "tiny" bit...

It seems to me that a tire that is a "tiny" bit faster and almost bombproof should be of interest to those who ride a long way from home. Add to the fact that they are not as expensive nor as hard...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-12-15, 04:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
Man that's some ancient information. Are you...

Man that's some ancient information. Are you riding on a Penny-farthing? There are lots of tire selections beyond your Last Century source. Did you know all of Trek wheels are now tubeless ready? ...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-10-15, 05:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
LOL there you go again. Your commute has nothing...

LOL there you go again. Your commute has nothing to do with with my route and past trends along this route. I will say I'm very happy you don't have the flat problems I experienced prior to my...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-10-15, 05:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
Update: 3000 miles and no flats. I"m so happy...

Update: 3000 miles and no flats. I"m so happy with the tires performance that my wife now has one on the back of her Musashi. Further testimony towards the Schwalbe One Tubeless, Steven Abraham,...
Forum: Recumbent 12-23-14, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,505
Posted By La Tortue
Believe in Magic- paraffin magic | Team Moose...

Believe in Magic- paraffin magic | Team Moose (http://teammooseisloose.wordpress.com/2014/09/23/believe-in-magic-paraffin-magic/)
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 11-26-14, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,938
Posted By La Tortue
Fear not. Its well known and been prominently on...

Fear not. Its well known and been prominently on the official PBP web site for awhile.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-24-14, 02:55 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,980
Posted By La Tortue
Get a big sign and paint 'person" on it.. Heres...

Get a big sign and paint 'person" on it.. Heres what they do around here for their horses and cattle.
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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-31-14, 07:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
Enjoy your cycling no matter what that happens to...

Enjoy your cycling no matter what that happens to be. Ride what you like and like what you ride. Afetr that its all just cake.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-30-14, 05:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
Mounting the tire is not a big deal and a...

Mounting the tire is not a big deal and a compressor is nice but not required. You may be reading stuff a few years old. The newer tires are going on much easier. The compressor can be avoided by...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-30-14, 11:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
Your conjecture on tubeless sounds reasonable. ...

Your conjecture on tubeless sounds reasonable. That would make these tires a hard to mount, heavy, slow, may pop, wheel destroying tire no one would dare ride. My problem is I have found this not...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-29-14, 10:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
I was skeptical like you at one time but unlike...

I was skeptical like you at one time but unlike you my flat rate is much higher than I would like. This is why I decided to try the tubeless and am happy with the results. I generally don't buy the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-28-14, 10:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
I guess the question is, of those tubeless users...

I guess the question is, of those tubeless users you talk to, how many are unhappy with tubeless and quit using them? I'm really liking the roll. Pinch flat and rim heat blow out is eliminated. ...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-28-14, 07:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,934
Posted By La Tortue
Tubeless works and although not 100% flat proof...

Tubeless works and although not 100% flat proof very close. The Schwalbe One rolls better than its tube counterpart and the weight difference between the two is minimal.
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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-24-14, 07:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,073
Posted By La Tortue
Gotta be the evolution of the Cruzbike. 413743

Gotta be the evolution of the Cruzbike.
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Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 10-06-14, 05:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,236
Posted By La Tortue
From someone who over-planned, this is my optic. ...

From someone who over-planned, this is my optic. Don't waste your time planning arrival times. Use it on something useful. The qualifying Super Series will tell you how your PBP speeds will be. ...
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