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    funny things...

    putting on a new 23mm tyre to find that you now have about -0.5mm seat-tube clearance [and vertical dropouts]

    ho ho ho....

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    Stay away from the Specialized All Condition tires. 23mm tread on a higher-volume body means they're a lot fatter than the normal 23mm. Fantastic tire, but not for low-clearance applications.

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    eh, deflate it to 25psi


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    Just ride on the tube.

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    I tried putting 28's on my old Giant conversion and discovered that the wheel wouldn't turn.

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    Now I use a well worn Gatorskin. The flat spot gives me nice clearance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by summerinside
    eh, deflate it to 25psi

    but then i lose the rolling resistance advantage i gained by running tubulars!

    meanwhile: today i also found out why it's a bad idea to run brand new, unscrubbed tyres in the rain.

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