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Old 02-16-18, 07:09 PM
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Shrader to Presta wheel adapter

Learned this today

Not sure why , but doable.
(Now this could use a lock nut, "0" ring something
So not to loose on a roadside tube fix/repair/replace)

Probably pics somewhere
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Old 02-16-18, 07:31 PM
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Tape, or a dab of caulk.
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Old 02-16-18, 07:33 PM
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Originally Posted by bogydave View Post
Learned this today

Not sure why , but doable.
(Now this could use a lock nut, "0" ring something
So not to loose on a roadside tube fix/repair/replace)

Probably pics somewhere
Put them in first, then put your rim tape over them so they don't fall out. Or a dab of some stickystuff.
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Old 02-16-18, 09:27 PM
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Originally Posted by bogydave View Post
Not sure why
Me neither.


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Old 02-17-18, 06:42 AM
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Old 02-17-18, 07:29 AM
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I carry these on "event" rides where people may be out on their bike for the first or second time in the year. I know that I can give away a presta tube when the recipient has a rim drilled for Schrader.

I have given away two or three of these.

I learned about them on he Touring forum, where there are folks that drill out their rims for schrader but still run presta tubes. This way, they have a wide range of tubes they can use when things get hairy and you have to use what is available.

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Old 02-17-18, 08:21 AM
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I use these on my trike rims. They have a bit of a friction fit (i.e. a bit hard to push through the holes) so I don't think that I would lose one. If they are a bit loose in your rims, @Ghrumpy has the best solution - rim tape after installing. They project out of the rim a bit far so the next time I have the tires off I will likely shorten them a bit.

I have also used Schwalbe stem nuts that have a shoulder on the inside end that fits into the larger stem hole. They also work well, but probably are easier to wander off.

I wouldn't think that losing an adapter during a roadside repair would be a big deal, though. I know a few riders that use presta tubes in schraeder rims with no issues, despite no adapters.
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Old 02-17-18, 08:36 AM
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The ones shown by Wheels Mfg. fit snug but not too tight. You could add a bit of silicone but I've never felt I need to. I use these on older restorations.
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Old 02-17-18, 10:18 AM
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There are also ones that are like a thick O-ring with a groove that fit into the hole. Edge of the hole fits into the groove, keeps it from falling out, ring protects the stem.
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Old 02-17-18, 10:26 AM
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Old 02-17-18, 10:32 AM
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Most of the inner tubes I've bought come with the screw on ring to hold the presta valve, and have a lip on one side to hold it in a schrader hole.
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Old 02-17-18, 01:22 PM
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The nice thing about the Wheels Mfg. adapters is that they fill the hole from top to bottom.
The dork nut adapters work ok but are easy to lose. I like them for tubeless setups though because they have more threads than a standard dork nut.
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Old 02-17-18, 02:16 PM
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I've used them. Don't think you need to worry about losing them roadside. Big enough to be easy to find if you drop it.
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Old 02-17-18, 03:22 PM
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Rim tape over the installed adapter.
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Old 02-17-18, 10:01 PM
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You can cut a plastic shrader cap in half and it makes a grommet that just fits.
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Old 04-15-18, 09:36 PM
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Presta to Shrader to
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Old 04-16-18, 08:50 AM
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Mavic has their own s/v>p/v adapter, of plastic, with a slot in it, so it snaps in place.
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