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Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,310
Posted By WhyFi

I don't recall if it was already asked - are...

I don't recall if it was already asked - are these some of the ENVE wheels that need the special valve nuts to prevent blowing out the inner chamber?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,310
Posted By WhyFi

Ouch. I had been using regular Orange Seal, but...

Ouch. I had been using regular Orange Seal, but recently moved to the Endurance blend. When I checked my sealant levels before a road trip in July (on which I'd be bringing the bike), I realized that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,310
Posted By WhyFi

I've gotten lazy and don't schedule sealant...

I've gotten lazy and don't schedule sealant checks anymore. When my tires start losing more than a few psi overnight, I take that as an indication that I need to top off. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,310
Posted By WhyFi

Try harder.

Try harder.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,310
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I know how sealant can get *in* a valve...

Yeah, I know how sealant can get *in* a valve stem, but I'm talking about sealing a leak at the base of the valve stem.

Try harder.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,310
Posted By WhyFi

How the hell do you think that sealant would get...

How the hell do you think that sealant would get to the valve stem?

edit: actually, never mind. A momentary lapse of reason had me forget that conversation with you is a waste of time.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,310
Posted By WhyFi

He's a well-known grouch that's trolling - ignore...

He's a well-known grouch that's trolling - ignore him.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,310
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, exactly this - It's like overtightening a...

Yup, exactly this - It's like overtightening a toilet supply line. It's actually less problematic on the cheaper stems with the conical gaskets that are bonded to the stem; the more expensive stems,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,310
Posted By WhyFi

I've had two kinds of problems with stems: -...

I've had two kinds of problems with stems:

- the ones with the saddle-shaped gasket (meant to roughly match the contour of the rim bed) never worked worth a damn - the conical gaskets seem to work...
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