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700C inner tube with 36mm presta valve getting hard to find.

Old 04-28-21, 10:55 PM
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700C inner tube with 36mm presta valve getting hard to find.

the bike shop guy says we sell 48mm presta valves because they work for a lot of different rims,

i can grasp this notion of inventory control, but having 3 feet of valve stickin out seems lame, like havin a tire weight on there,

heck, i am used to about a 24 mm in the old days, the smooth ones, good luck finding those,

anybody have a source for 700C 23 to 28 tire size with a 36mm stem? use to et the Bontragers at the Trel shop but no more.

thanks for any help!
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Old 04-28-21, 11:24 PM
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I bought some Kenda 700x20-28c 33mm presta valves with removable cores last year but don’t remember from whom. They have the Kendas on EBay and Modernbike.com, and probably many other retailers. They make 32mm and 33mm versions, and some with removable valve cores.

Theres a seller on EBay selling 2 with free 4-day shipping for $13.50, with discounts if you buy more. There may be cheaper sellers out there.
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no, your not alone, in fact, i use the same rim and believe this to be the same truing stand from around 83 maybe?
by any chance do you also listen to the Laterne Rouge podcast?

the rim is a bit heavy but once you get it rolling it is alright, and you could drive a tank over that thing,

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Panaracer offers 33mm presta valves.
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Would 42mm be acceptable to you? https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/.../rp-prod182842
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Cycles Grand Bois in Japan sells Panaracers in 32 -34 mm Presta valve sizing. They have light weight and standard tubes. Shipping is comparatively fast in these COVID days. https://cyclesgrandbois.com/SHOP/T700_T23.html


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36? I always buy 'em with 32mm valve stems.
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Performance Bike has shorter stems, 35, 37, 40 mm

https://www.performancebike.com/700c...7_2862&lg=fa17
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Thanks for the help! i punched in 32 mm instead of 36 mm on evilbay and was happy to see a whole slew of offerings,

my mistake was thinking that Bontrager set the short valve standard with their 36 mm tube, now i see that they just wanted to be different,

those Panracer tubes look like the way to go, think i will stockpile just in case this tubeless thing becomes standard,
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