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Old 06-23-20, 11:33 PM
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Wheel & Tyre Widths

So, our skinny hill-climbing roadie cousins are all riding fat tres now, claiming rolling resistance gains and less tyre deflection overrides the aero loss of a slightly wider profile. (I'm cutting a long story short here, but you guys have the internet... you know.)

What are you guys seeing on the track? should we all be rolling 25 mm tyres and 25mm wide rims nowadays? Is 19 still the answer for us? Maybe there's the crossover on a concrete track, but what about a timber 'drome where it really matters? Any ideas what the big boys are doing (or were planning on doing before covid took our toys away)?

Time to buy some wheels. If I get to play with this stuff, might as well buy faster.

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