Author Topic: Talking about road tubeless  (Read 1160 times)


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Re: Talking about road tubeless
« on: July 12, 2012, 08:26:08 pm »
The not so sensitive bike rider here.

Jim keeps asking me how I like the feel of this or that tire.

Each day riding brings different temps and trail conditions.
I do  like the tubeless just fine. SO GLAD that Jim won't have to be changing
my tires mid trail on a flat. :-* ;)

The real epiphany has been the lower pressures. It felt weird to lower it and then lower it more, but damn if bush ain't on the money. Improved grip, handling etc.

The Karma's held up really well on a hot day on single track. Not too rocky, but the conditions were dry and dusty.
Earlier in the day I had Jim's Continental on the front. Couldn't really feel any difference.
A few slides on gravelly spots with turns and a lack of attention on the riders part. Not a hard trail for the experienced, but
good training trails for newbie mtb'ers.

I feel very lucky to have a boyfriend who likes reading and experimenting with ski/bike gear!
I get to be the beneficiary of much of his research.


its physics not me. There is not single physical aspect of tubes that make them preform better at well anything.