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Old 12-19-07, 05:15 PM   #1
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Air Free Tires???

Saw this on bikesnobnyc. Thought it was an interesting concept. But do they work? Has anyone here used them? And for lack of a better word... Discuss

http://www.airfreetires.com/Bicycle/.../700x20HP.html
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Old 12-19-07, 05:16 PM   #2
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They suck, avoid at all costs.
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Old 12-19-07, 05:17 PM   #3
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They roll off very easily.
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Old 12-19-07, 05:17 PM   #4
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jon148,

You can do a search and pull up a lot of info and opinions on these.

Good luck and Merry Christmas.
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Old 12-19-07, 05:29 PM   #5
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i'll save you some time. you'll only find one opinion: they suck.
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Old 12-19-07, 05:30 PM   #6
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absolute garbage.
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Old 12-19-07, 08:10 PM   #7
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^i started my reply like that. i just couldnt do it.
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Old 12-19-07, 08:10 PM   #8
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They satisfy my desire for speed and endurance.
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Old 12-19-07, 08:13 PM   #9
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They've been around for a really, really long time, and yet almost nobody actually uses them. It's not a matter of them being new or unproven. In fact, they're quite well-proven - the proof stating that they suck absolutely. As said before, avoid at all costs.
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Old 12-19-07, 08:22 PM   #10
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Old 12-20-07, 04:32 AM   #11
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i think they're air-free
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there's a reason pneumatic tires were invented and quickly took over
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Old 12-20-07, 06:47 AM   #13
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Because of nazi skids?
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