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Post by Todd34 » Sat May 13, 2017 8:56 am

I've been running the Motoz Tractionator I/T. They were on the bike when I bought it. The rear isn't too bad but it's loud on the road. I'm not sure if I like the front yet. I'm definitely going to try that Shinko cheater rear when I head out to Colorado this summer.
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Post by Todd34 » Sat May 13, 2017 9:00 am

Oh and I've ordered a set of Tubliss as well. Low pressure and no pinch flats sounds amazing.
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Re: Tires Tires Tires

Post by beejaytee » Sat May 13, 2017 10:32 am

Talk to wingfixer about no flats with tubliss
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Post by Rut Row » Sat May 13, 2017 10:37 am

beejaytee wrote:
Sat May 13, 2017 10:32 am
Talk to wingfixer about no flats with tubliss
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there should be a disclaimer here. IIRC, Wingfixer is a certified tire tester. He is a master of getting flats either riding, or whilst changing tires. :hi5:
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Post by J&J » Sat May 13, 2017 10:40 am

I think the bib inserts would serve him better. I run the Michelin ultra heavy tubes. They are very thick & heavy but I'm pretty sure that's not what slows me down :lol2:

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Post by Todd34 » Sat May 13, 2017 11:01 am

beejaytee wrote:
Sat May 13, 2017 10:32 am
Talk to wingfixer about no flats with tubliss
Ha! Good point.
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Post by gots_a_sol » Sat May 13, 2017 11:14 am

Yea you can still get flats with Tubliss, but the bonus is A) the tire doesn't fall off the wheel and B) You can usually patch/plug the tire and air it back up.

Unless he changed that tire since the last Granville's ride, WF had nearly worn that one down to the cords. Most folks change tires before they get that worn down :lol2:



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Post by beejaytee » Sat May 13, 2017 12:01 pm

He was able to plug and fill both in 5 minutes which is the biggest benefit of tubliss in my eyes.


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Post by Todd34 » Sat May 13, 2017 12:25 pm

That's one hell of a benefit. I like the idea of running lower pressure as well.
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Post by beejaytee » Sat May 13, 2017 1:01 pm

I've been able to get away with as low as 6 lbs in the rear and 8 up front with HD tubes. I can't afford $200 for tubliss when I haven't had a flat in years. I know, I know... famous last words.


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