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Are Presta valve caps uncool or what?

Old 02-09-18, 10:41 AM
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Old 02-09-18, 10:42 AM
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Originally Posted by TimothyH
I will give the tactless penis obsessed dust cap and jam nut lovers this... jam nuts and caps are required for tubeless.

So once again, tubeless is the answer, and American Classic sets the standard.





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??? Where's the caps??
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Old 02-09-18, 01:10 PM
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Old 02-09-18, 01:45 PM
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Dimpled self-adhesive vinyl wrap. That's what we need.
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Old 02-09-18, 03:54 PM
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Golf ball dust caps!!!!!!!!!! You WIN.
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Old 02-09-18, 05:14 PM
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Is there a consolation prize for cuteness?

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Old 02-09-18, 05:23 PM
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Now I'm starting to think outside the box. In really wet conditions it's probably better to work on refining hydrodynamics, verses aerodynamics. It'd be pretty hard to top a fish in water, I'd think.

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Old 02-09-18, 06:17 PM
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Originally Posted by AlmostTrick
Now I'm starting to think outside the box. In really wet conditions it's probably better to work on refining hydrodynamics, verses aerodynamics. It'd be pretty hard to top a fish in water, I'd think.


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Old 02-09-18, 08:01 PM
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Originally Posted by SquidPuppet
Man that's a huge penny.
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Old 02-09-18, 09:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Milton Keynes
Man that's a huge penny.
No, No, No. It's a regulation, standard issue penny. The hammer is really tiny and specially designed to give the proper size "aero" dimples when whacking a bike. Back to science class for you.
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Old 02-10-18, 06:59 AM
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OT but on subject - anyone remember these from back in the day when cars had hubcaps ?
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Old 02-10-18, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by bikemig
Bike Forums just ain't what it used to be if we can't push this topic up over 10 pages. We haven't begun to scratch the surface when it comes to presta valve caps.

...I can help. Not caring to be a geek, and liking bling, I felt compelled to go on Amazon and buy a bunch of multi-colored aluminum anodized caps for every bike in the stable. Some posters here would be horrified. I have a black/red Merckx EMX 525 now sporting red aluminum caps.

It's like my old school wind up wrist watch...which often doesn't work...or is off time...none of which matters...as it's always imprecise, thus I never look at it for time and instead refer to omnipresent phone. But I wear it for the bling.

Same with fancy caps. Perhaps they serve no purpose. I know, it's only rock and roll, but I like it.
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Old 02-10-18, 01:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Deal4Fuji
OT but on subject - anyone remember these from back in the day when cars had hubcaps ?
Those could be used on presta valves with a presta-to-schrader adapter.
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Old 02-10-18, 02:33 PM
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You all can pry my dust caps and jam nuts from my cold, dead hands.

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Old 02-10-18, 05:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Kapusta
You all can pry my dust caps and jam nuts from my cold, dead hands.
At that point i'd just leave them there ..... but why wouldn't they be on your valves?

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Old 02-10-18, 05:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Maelochs
At that point i'd just leave them there ..... but why wouldn't they be on your valves?
Sounds like he froze to death slowly fixing a flat?
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Old 02-10-18, 06:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Deal4Fuji
I found a rubber washer that comes close...This bike won't shower with my other bikes in gym class
Put a Soma stamp on those washers and you could sell 'em for $2.50 each.
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Old 02-10-18, 06:53 PM
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Originally Posted by TimothyH
I will give the tactless penis obsessed dust cap and jam nut lovers this... jam nuts and caps are required for tubeless.

So once again, tubeless is the answer, and American Classic sets the standard.





-Tim-
That is precious.

Now I actually want those.

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Old 02-10-18, 06:59 PM
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Hmmmmmm You can tell that the cold snowy winter is taking its toll. 268 entries on presta valve caps. Really********************?
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Old 02-10-18, 07:11 PM
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With all this concern about the valve sticking up in the wind, what about something like this? Bend it over against the rim.
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Old 02-10-18, 07:24 PM
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They make those for schrader, and who don't think schraders are way more cool than presta as long as they're capped.


Ought'a be good for a page or two
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Old 02-10-18, 07:40 PM
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Hmmmmmm You can tell that the cold snowy winter is taking its toll. 268 entries on presta valve caps. Really********************?
Lots of spare time. 😉
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Old 02-10-18, 08:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Maelochs
This thread is almost too good to be true. My sincerer appreciation for all contributors.
Agreed! Good times, plus we get to learn about leading edge presta valve technology and innovation.

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Hmmmmmm You can tell that the cold snowy winter is taking its toll. 268 entries on presta valve caps. Really********************?
Says the guy with 268 threads on why recumbents are better than real bikes!
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Originally Posted by AlmostTrick
Says the guy with 268 threads on why recumbents are better than real bikes!
Six threads each repeated 28 times ......
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These would be awesome on the right bike...








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And for those who say that they fall off by themselves....




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