Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Road Cycling
Reload this Page >

American Classic 420 Wheelset

Road Cycling “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway

American Classic 420 Wheelset

Old 07-07-05, 03:13 AM
  #1  
TALunan
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 6
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
American Classic 420 Wheelset

Hi Everyone!

I'm just wondering if there's anyone who has any experience inflating their tires on American Classic 420 clinchers above 120 psi? Were there any problems encountered at above this tire pressure?

Thanks for any feedback.
TALunan is offline  
Old 07-07-05, 04:52 AM
  #2  
joejack951
Senior Member
 
joejack951's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Wilmington, DE
Posts: 11,852

Bikes: 2016 Hong Fu FM-079-F, 1984 Trek 660, 2003 Specialized Hardrock, 2004 LOOK KG386i (RIP), 2005 Iron Horse Warrior Expert, 2009 Pedal Force CX1, 2016 Islabikes Beinn 20 (son's)

Mentioned: 25 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1120 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I've gone up to 145 psi on my AC 350 Sprints with no problems (in the short term at least) using Vredestein Fortezza Tri Comps (max 145 psi).
joejack951 is offline  
Old 07-07-05, 08:43 AM
  #3  
sparknote_s
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 352
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Why would you ever want to go above 120? Rolling resistance will start to go up, and that is unsafe for your rim anyways.
sparknote_s is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
PDXaero
Classic & Vintage
12
08-18-13 05:07 PM
DnvrFox
Fifty Plus (50+)
29
11-08-09 05:26 PM
AZTrailrider
Road Cycling
4
12-15-06 11:35 PM
martins
Road Cycling
2
02-23-06 05:58 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.