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Old 02-25-21, 04:24 PM
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Originally Posted by milesf View Post
Is it really ok to go below 25 psi with tubes? I thought that to go lower than that without getting pinch flats, you needed to be running tubeless.
As long as your not 300 lbs its fine.

I'm about 190 kitted up. I have tubes in my hardtail and I run 22 in the rear and 20 up front. Any more than that and the ride becomes less enjoyable.
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Old 02-27-21, 06:53 PM
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Originally Posted by milesf View Post
Is it really ok to go below 25 psi with tubes? I thought that to go lower than that without getting pinch flats, you needed to be running tubeless.
At your weight, it may well be.

Iíll say this one more time: The ONLY way to know the best pressure to run is to start a tad on the hight side and drop a psi or two each ride until you start getting pinch flats, then bump it up a psi or two.

I guess the other way is start low and keep increasing pressure until you stop getting flats, but that could be a lot of flats.
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Old 03-06-21, 05:46 PM
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OP and everyone who contributed to this thread, thank you!!

I just picked up my first ever tubeless bike (2021 DiamondBack Release 3) and learned quite a bit about tubeless set up!
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