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    Best current deal seen on tubular tires?

    Hello all and hope everyone is getting over their shopping hangover :lol:

    I'm new to using tubulars and am looking for tires for my set of wheels I recently got. First of all, I'm not really...
  2. Sorry, but I'm was referring to a clincher tire.

    Sorry, but I'm was referring to a clincher tire.
  3. Your favorite tubes with removable valve cores

    Hello all and Merry Xmas!

    I'm hoping you can tell me what has been your favorite 700c tubes that have removable valve cores? I'm pretty new and clueless to what might be the "go to" tubes. I'm...
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    I'm looking at a Anker battery backup. These...

    I'm looking at a Anker battery backup. These come in alot of different capacity and seems like a nice way to carry capacity with you. The one think I think I'm going to wait for is how fast these...
  5. Thread: Tubes

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    Can anyone give me any info on removeable valve...

    Can anyone give me any info on removeable valve core 700c tubes? I'm looking to start putting small amounts of sealer in the tubes for a little protection and I'm wondering if there's a tube more...
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    Those guys got back to me with; Hi User1 ...

    Those guys got back to me with;

    Hi User1

    Those Tufo Flexus are seamless we cannot retube them.

    Happy Holidays
    Ron
    TIRE ALERT
    2320 Hawthorne Drive
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    Thanks for the heads up on this John. I emailed...

    Thanks for the heads up on this John. I emailed the guys and I'll wait and see what they say.

    I did check for the leak in a bucket of water and there is a small leak coming from the base of the...
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    Thank you, that's very helpful!

    Thank you, that's very helpful!
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    If that is a for sure. I'm wondering if it would...

    If that is a for sure. I'm wondering if it would better to try the repair with some Goop? Or whatever that stuff is called. I'm thinking that Goop around the base of stem and some sealant in the...
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    Yeah I'll go ahead and do that to be extra sure...

    Yeah I'll go ahead and do that to be extra sure on where the leak is, but my bet is that the person that owned this before me, btw the tire was included with some wheels I bought, is that someone was...
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    Orange Seal has a good looking stem here...

    Orange Seal has a good looking stem here.
    Crappy pic, here is a better pic.
    Stan's has a stem but I'm not crazy about it here

    As said, I'll take the tire apart tomorrow and report back.
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    Oh I read your post wrong the first time. This...

    Oh I read your post wrong the first time. This is just from a normal stem from a normal tube. Patching the hole and making another hole someplace else sounds like a real good idea!

    I guess I'll...
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    Yeah I know, but the tire is ~$100 new and this...

    Yeah I know, but the tire is ~$100 new and this is pretty close to new. Really it would give me a great piece for learning and actually get something more in return.
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    Great pic here Clifford, thanks! It would seem...

    Great pic here Clifford, thanks! It would seem to me that things have progressed a bit these days, yes? There should be all kinds of stems like this in different lengths and styles. Is there a...
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    I guess I wasn't clear where the leak is at. It...

    I guess I wasn't clear where the leak is at. It is at the base of the stem. You can see it from the pics provided.

    I'm really not sure if there's a seam and an inner tube inside as I've yet to...
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    Repairing a tubular tire at the valve stem

    Hello all,

    Hope all is doing fine. I have a question on repairing a tubular tire. The tire is a nice tire worth making an attempt at doing this. It's a Tufo CX tire with practically zero...
  17. Thanks John and K.Katso for your input and help...

    Thanks John and K.Katso for your input and help in getting me acquainted with this setup. I feel alot more comfortable in what I'm doing now.

    Cheers!
  18. Tubular glue and rim cement are the same thing...

    Tubular glue and rim cement are the same thing right? Tubeless and tubular tires are referring to the same tire?

    Talking to a couple of LBS they are talking 3 layers of glue, and that's 3 layers...
  19. Nice deal there! I was reading Yellow Jersey's...

    Nice deal there! I was reading Yellow Jersey's webpage on repairing tubulars and they state something about "latex solution". Tubular Tire Repair at Yellow Jersey I've seen this mentioned on other...
  20. I'm a little confused here. What question was...

    I'm a little confused here. What question was that?
  21. Thanks John and your informative reply. Gives me...

    Thanks John and your informative reply. Gives me a little more details on what to expect and what I was leaning towards. Seems like I wasn't that far off the mark. One thing I was wondering about...
  22. How far off of the "cutting edge" is this weight...

    How far off of the "cutting edge" is this weight wise? From what I've read, these are somewhat considered indestructible.
  23. The reason I was leaning towards Contis is...

    The reason I was leaning towards Contis is because they are known for there longevity. I'm more interested in a tire that has some life to it.

    Also I don't need to be "on the cutting edge". I...
  24. What should I use this tubular Mavic Ksyzium SL wheelset for?

    Hello all,

    Sorry if this is sounding like a dumb question, but I'm just trying to figure out if I want to use this wheelset for cross or set it up for a road set. The road bike I'm thinking for...
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    Orange Seal...

    Orange Seal?

    You were mentioning something about the sealant not giving you the top PSI needed. It would seem that once the sealant plugs the hole, the PSI can be raised to needed pressure, yeah?
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