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Old 07-23-04, 09:23 AM
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bombproof tubes?

well i am going with some armadillo slicks for the streets, but wanted to match them with some reliable puncture resistant tubes. i want to stay away from the slime stuff. anyone use the michelin air+ tubes? i am a little leery after reading so many negative reports on the tires as of late...
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Old 07-23-04, 11:06 AM
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I buy the thicker thorn resistant tubes and slime em, goats heads can goto hell now, i run over them with no problem, muwahaha.
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Old 07-24-04, 07:16 AM
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Use a set of downhill tubes, they will add some weight but they are well worth it.
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Old 07-24-04, 11:13 AM
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Use a set of downhill tubes, they will add some weight but they are well worth it.
any particular one?
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Old 07-24-04, 06:33 PM
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It really doesnt matter i preffer to use Maxxis, but im sure any brand will hold up.
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It really doesnt matter i preffer to use Maxxis, but im sure any brand will hold up.
I use Kenda (they come in Avenir boxes). They're 100% worth it.

I only get flats from the belts on my tires busting and poking the tube. I've NEVER had these tubes go down during a ride.
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hmm.

anyone use the bontrager thorn resistant or the michelin air +? i am a little hesitant to go with the michelin since i have heard so many horror stories about their tires on the board.
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