Old 07-24-18, 12:01 PM
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Something like tubes vs tubeless would be an issue with the person's overall mobility.

Imagine what it is like to fix a flat on a bicycle. Then for the wheel chair, hop out of the seat, and work on one's wheelchair tire, then hop back in.

Tannus makes reasonably good quality solid rubber bicycle tires. I don't know about wheelchair specific sizes, but perhaps they would be similar. A pain to mount, but they last a good long time once mounted.

Of course, racers likely worry about small efficiency differences, just like many cyclists.
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