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12-28-22, 09:44 PM
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Posted By alcjphil

Are you able to cite a specific example? I have...

Are you able to cite a specific example? I have been riding road tubeless for about 12 years now and have never encountered this problem even in race situations. My road tubeless setup comes as close...
05-05-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,404
Posted By Phil_gretz

I didn't say anything. He said it ^ I have...

I didn't say anything. He said it ^

I have lightly sanded rims only to smooth over a gouge or defect, but never to reduce the rim wall depth.
05-05-21, 07:08 AM
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Views: 12,404
Posted By Kimmo

I let everything else go, but at the end of page...

I let everything else go, but at the end of page two I see Gatorskins on your TT bike.

...


Dude.
05-04-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,404
Posted By thook

jesnow a micrometer sure would make it easier and...

jesnow a micrometer sure would make it easier and more accurate. google micrometer and see what i mean. you could use the caliper going around from where each nipple enters the rim and to the rim...
05-04-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 182
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Posted By Gresp15C

An amusing anecdote: My spouse's new bike came...

An amusing anecdote: My spouse's new bike came with tubeless-ready rims, and it is extremely difficult to get tires on and off, even with the bead jack that I've used successfully on other bikes....
05-04-21, 04:33 PM
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Posted By pdlamb

OP, it’s not enough to come up with an “outside...

OP, it’s not enough to come up with an “outside the box” idea. You need to consider how you’d implement it. For instance:
1. How much are you planning to sand off?
2. How are you planning...
05-04-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,404
Posted By urbanknight

Should anybody wander into this thread and...

Should anybody wander into this thread and wonder, that's a joke and in real life would likely lead to catastrophic failure of the wheel.
05-04-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,404
Posted By AlmostTrick

I don't have experience doing this but done...

I don't have experience doing this but done carefully and cleanly I don't see how your proposal would cause any safety issues. And you certainly don't deserve any scorn for thinking outside the box...
05-03-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,404
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Swap your rim tape for two wraps of 1 mil Kapton...

Swap your rim tape for two wraps of 1 mil Kapton tape (5/8" or 16mm for traditional rims, 3/4" or 19mm wide), totaling just 0.005" thick versus .020" for Velox and .010" "thin" rim strips/two wraps...
05-03-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 182
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Posted By 79pmooney

It would be interesting to measure the actual...

It would be interesting to measure the actual diameters of rims that are tough mounts vs easy mounts.

That kind of accuracy at home would be tough. Few of us have calipers that open wide enough...
05-03-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,404
Posted By cxwrench

No.

No.
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