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Old 05-11-05, 05:29 PM
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toughest tube on the market ?

let it weigh 3 pounds ,let it cost 20 $ i don't care just tell me what the toughest tube on the market is agianst pinch flats.
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Old 05-11-05, 05:48 PM
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Run more air and buy a dh specific large air volume tube. I don't know names but I had one. But I am not prone to pinch flats at all so I took it out
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i run the most air my tires can handle 80 psi.
the problem is that i am a pretty big nub so i do lots of things wrong when i try jumping on stuff.i actually got the real bunny hop down and get up about 20- 30 inches ,but someties i missjudge the speed and my rear wheel just hits the corner badly and pinches.
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Bontrager big earl tubes are pretty thick... heavy as hell though, and it's on the outside of the wheels and makes a big difference. Run these, with slime inside, liner, and thick DH tires, and you're set. Maxxis HighRollers are good - even the semi slick one.
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Originally Posted by monkey69
let it weigh 3 pounds ,let it cost 20 $ i don't care just tell me what the toughest tube on the market is agianst pinch flats.
Dowhill tubes will probably do the job. Thorn resistant tubes made by Kenda and sold by Avernir are readily available for $6 apiece.
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Originally Posted by willtsmith_nwi
Dowhill tubes will probably do the job. Thorn resistant tubes made by Kenda and sold by Avernir are readily available for $6 apiece.
+ That's who...my branded Norco thick tube was made by Kenda.
Kenda name molded on the tube, Norco was in paint.
Around 500g tube.

No flats so far.
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Maxxis Downhill tubes are good. And run a high pressure.
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I've got the bright green Hutchinson DH tube, never had a pinch flat. Any DH tube should be fine.
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Originally Posted by jeff williams
Around 500g tube.
Dayumm!!!

I hope you get no flats with a 500g tube. Thats like running a smaller smooth tire inside of your regular tire.
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Solid tubes http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...uct_id=3636434



Just Joking.
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My friend has an IRC dh tube, all i have to say is wow, is amazingly thick.
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Originally Posted by unsuspended
Dayumm!!!

I hope you get no flats with a 500g tube. Thats like running a smaller smooth tire inside of your regular tire.
Yep, weighs pretty much the same as my 1.95 tire. I've got some thick rubber between me and the road fer sure.
I like overkill.

I just looked, my tire weighs 615g..I have no idea really how much the tube weighs, your description is about right though.
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