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Went tubeless...Mavic Ksyrium Elite UST

Old 04-30-19, 12:00 PM
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Went tubeless...Mavic Ksyrium Elite UST

About a week ago I went to a tubeless rear wheel. Wasn't sure if I'd notice any difference but, based on a GCN video, it seemed worth a try. First, set up was stunningly easy. Pumped up in a heartbeat with my floor pump. Second, I've been out twice for a total of about 60 miles. I can't believe how easily it rolls. Incredibly smooth, fast and comfortable. So impressed I bought a front to make a wheelset. I wasn't expecting to like tubeless this much.
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Nice. I recently went tubeless as well, fitting Mavic Yksion TL tires on an Ultegra 6800 wheelset. Replaced the valves with removable core ones I bought at REI, and used regular Orange Seal. The tires went in fairly easy, and seated with a floor pump. Im running 85psi on the back and 80lbs on the front. Like you, I have been pleasantly surprised with the improvement in ride comfort and decreased rolling resistance. In the last couple of weeks Ive completed a 50mile ride and a century with these wheels/tires and Im really enjoying the new setup.
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