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Old 07-21-10, 05:03 PM   #1
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Hutchinson Atom Tire

I saw a video advertising these tubeless tires by Hutchinson. Has anyone used them? They are kinda pricey for one tire, something like $50! Im tired of pinch flats, but do these really make a diffrence?
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Old 07-21-10, 09:03 PM   #2
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Pinch flats can be avoided by pumping your tires to the appropriate PSI. I've yet to use any Hutchinson tires, but I am very interested in their Intensive tires.

Have anyone used their Intensive tires, not the clincher tubular one, the clincher one?
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Old 07-21-10, 09:08 PM   #3
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I'm interested in this too
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Old 07-21-10, 09:36 PM   #4
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Airless tires, brah. So you can skid the hell out of them and make them into polygons.
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I use a 26inch hutchinson aerobat for my front. They are pretty good. I jumped off many stuff and had not one flat yet. ( been about 4 months )
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Old 07-22-10, 02:27 AM   #6
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I used the Equinox on a conversion and must say, that tire outlived my conversion and went through mad skidzzzzzzz...
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