The fat-tyre thread

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18 Sep
8:06pm, 18 Sep 2022
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Gobi
I race tubs, they work.

If I have to use the clincher wheels I put in an inner tube
18 Sep
10:36pm, 18 Sep 2022
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Hanneke
MM: open tubulars if they still exist? What I used to use on my cx bikes when racing. Still use them in fact!
18 Sep
10:59pm, 18 Sep 2022
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Gobi
H - pretty much the chat we were having about Tubeless(to me open tubular is a posh phrase for bloody expensive clinchers) and I said I use tubes when I have to use them. They work better than Tubeless but not as well as tubs :¬)
18 Sep
11:03pm, 18 Sep 2022
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Hanneke
I prefer tubs, but could not afford them for cross, which was just a bit of fun...
The "open tubulars" were expensive but indeed I used them on my clincher wheels so not as expensive as getting tub wheels... They handle better on the road too, for bike packing...

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Maintained by cathrobinson
Since the last appearance of Kaph, some time ago... there are now three wheel sizes, and now new plus (+) tyres for the even more adventurous!

26 / 27.5 (650b) / 29 / 27.5+ (650b+) / 29+ / fat
whatever you ride, enjoy it :)

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