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Am I old skool?

Old 09-07-15, 01:53 PM
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Am I old skool?

Hello,

I know this will bring up a wide, well, can or worms, but I have a simple question. Am I old skool in that I like to run clinchers as opposed to tubeless on my road bike?

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Most people still use clinchers.
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You are not from the old school Spelling was on the curriculum there.
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Typing school as "skool" shows you are not old school. Or "skool".
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In school I learned, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
BTW I run clinchers.
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Originally Posted by therh View Post
Hello,

I know this will bring up a wide, well, can or worms, but I have a simple question. Am I old skool in that I like to run clinchers as opposed to tubeless on my road bike?

RH
Not yet.

If you're on MTB then pretty much...
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No, you're just old.
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Old 09-07-15, 03:43 PM
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Riders interested in performance ride clinchers
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Nope
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Look at test data. Or watch the GCN video.
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Also, tubeless tires are a type of clincher tire.
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Originally Posted by Lazyass View Post
Typing school as "skool" shows you are not old school. Or "skool".
No doubt!
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Tubeless are clinchers but not all clinchers are tubeless. "Tubular" is completely different and not practical for your typical rider.
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Tubeless, if my reading is correct, is more of a pain to deal with if you have a flat out on the road. I'm old skool too.
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I ride tubless
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I use yes tubes
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Originally Posted by a1penguin View Post
Tubeless, if my reading is correct, is more of a pain to deal with if you have a flat out on the road. I'm old skool too.
No pinch flats. Small punctures usually seal without losing much air. But, if you do get a flat, it gets a little messy.
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Back in the 90's, I had a source for 300 gram training tubulars for $8.00. I rode tubular wheels for years, then my source dried up. Tubular are easy to put on and glue once you get used to it. When I flatted on a ride, I would just pull off the bad tire and put a new tire on. Downs sides included that you were only good for two flats and then you were screwed. Also, you had to take it easy on corners and downhills after an on road tire change. I read here somebody was adding orange seal to their tubulars. I am going to try that and see how well it works.
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I ride tubless
I bring a tub when I'm touring.
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I bring a tub when I'm touring.
A tub of what?
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A tub of what?
I keep my tent, sleeping bag, etc. in there while riding. Then fill with water when I start to get a little ripe.

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