Old 04-20-19, 08:47 PM
Dave Mayer
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Originally Posted by burnthesheep View Post
Pros don't run clinchers. They run tubs.
Truth. There is no way a PR rider is going to be on clinchers, tubeless or otherwise. It is not just the safety liability when you do have a flat, but the susceptibility to pinch flats, the almost 100% certainty of damaging the rim hooks, and the insurmountable weight handicap.

Tubulars are superior in every respect to tubeless even when applied to a regular race stage. But for a rider to be on clinchers/tubeless at PR is stupidity of the highest order. I assume the support team were all fired for such a blatant lapse of judgment.
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