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Old 03-14-19, 02:45 PM
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Originally Posted by HTupolev View Post
What kind of flat are you concerned about in particular?
Junk in the road. Glass, metal bits, etc.

I just read this comment about the large Compas tires. He's talking about tubless, but in general this is what I want to avoid.
I have the Compass Barlow Pass (700x38) tires and once I set them up tubeless I hated them. Why you ask? Some of these things have already been mentioned a bit by other posters:
  • Super supple sidewalls - too much so actually. The tires once set up tubeless were very tall, BIG light bulb profile, and the thin sidewalls made them a bit "squirrelly." Lots of side to side when you jam on the pedals at higher speeds. (This is on 21mm internal width rims.)
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