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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 05-26-07, 01:11 PM   #1
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anyone having problems with the cheap tubes from the trexlertown flea market

sorry this isn't exclusively fixed/single speed but i know a lot of philadelphia are people post on this section of the board
i've gone through 5 in the past couple days, 2 popped when i was trying to pump them up, didn't even get passed 100 psi, and a couple more tore right near the valve after a couple miles riding
i have gatorskin tires in good shape
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Old 05-26-07, 01:21 PM   #2
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sorry this isn't exclusively fixed/single speed but i know a lot of philadelphia are people post on this section of the board
i've gone through 5 in the past couple days, 2 popped when i was trying to pump them up, didn't even get passed 100 psi, and a couple more tore right near the valve after a couple miles riding
i have gatorskin tires in good shape
no problems here, hundreds of miles put on them already with gatorskins. Check your rims and tires, may be another problem.
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Old 05-26-07, 09:52 PM   #3
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mine have been good. they dont seem to hold a full 120psi as long as the other tubes ive run.
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Old 05-26-07, 10:29 PM   #4
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No probs here. Hell, i've never even tried them. The funnel cake from the lexatose flea market didn't last long at all though.
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