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Addiction LXXVIII

Old 07-12-20, 11:50 AM
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What's a tube?


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Old 07-12-20, 11:51 AM
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
What's a tube?


Oh yeah - those are the things that I have to shove in my tire when I get a big cutonce every blue moon.
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Old 07-12-20, 11:52 AM
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Channeling mischievous @Datlas. for some reason I am thinking about this song lately.
@velo vol will like this despite being pre 1977.
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Old 07-12-20, 11:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
You people must get a lot of flat tyres.
Long valve, extra long valve, extra light, latex, heavy duty training...

Actually, the last flat I had was at the Air Force Academy road race. I then went all winter long without, then boom, three in a row, plus one. Knock on wood, I think I'm good for another while.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
You people must get a lot of flat tyres.
seriously. Pump up before every ride and I'm good to go.

I did have a rim strip problem with the new bike but some olde school cloth rim strip fixed that shi*.
#Pre1977
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Old 07-12-20, 12:00 PM
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I gotta hand it to the people out riding and running in the heat wearing masks. Holy smoke, that must be hard. Friend of mine turtled his sport boat in a race last week and wondered why he got so exhausted swimming back and righting it. Mask.
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
Contis are difficult to mount the first time, in my experience. Everything is difficult to mount on a Mavic MA 40.
Who has six new tubes around at any given time?
I used to buy 20 at a time, 10 MTB, 10 road.
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Old 07-12-20, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug View Post
I have way more than that.

But, ls01, just use the adhesive tape like Stan's, and as wide as the whole rim bed. It doesn't matter if tubeless-compatible or not; that's the best way to avoid the strip moving over.
Yes to this or an adhesive rim strip.
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Old 07-12-20, 12:04 PM
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Originally Posted by DougRNS View Post
@velo vol will like this despite being pre 1977.
Incorrect.
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Old 07-12-20, 12:09 PM
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Originally Posted by DougRNS View Post
Channeling mischievous @Datlas. for some reason I am thinking about this song lately.
@velo vol will like this despite being pre 1977.
https://youtu.be/cPCLFtxpadE
Yes?
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha View Post
Friend of mine turtled his sport boat in a race last week and wondered why he got so exhausted swimming back and righting it. Mask.
wut
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
Yes?
I am surprised you are not thinking about Roundabouts. Perhaps you have changed your ways
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Old 07-12-20, 12:20 PM
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
I used to buy 20 at a time, 10 MTB, 10 road.
I use them so infrequently that I worry about dry rot in the one I carry in my seat bag
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Old 07-12-20, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
It doesn't make sense that anyone would live like that, unless they're bald.
Specialized helmets have a "hairport". So, it's no big deal.
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Old 07-12-20, 12:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Incorrect.
why don't you like it, lack of a flugelhorn or similar horn?
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Old 07-12-20, 12:27 PM
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Originally Posted by bampilot06 View Post
two waves from pedestrians this morning. Things are looking up.
There were many riders, runners, and walkers on today's ride. Most of them waved.
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Old 07-12-20, 12:28 PM
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Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
Specialized helmets have a "hairport". So, it's no big deal.
he doesn't seem to understand the need to let your freak flag fly.

In other news, it's nap time.
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Originally Posted by DougRNS View Post
I did have a rim strip problem with the new bike but some olde school cloth rim strip fixed that shi*.
#Pre1977
Velox rim tape is such a pleasure to work with. Reusable, too!
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Old 07-12-20, 12:32 PM
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha View Post
I gotta hand it to the people out riding and running in the heat wearing masks. Holy smoke, that must be hard. Friend of mine turtled his sport boat in a race last week and wondered why he got so exhausted swimming back and righting it. Mask.
That's nuts.
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
Who has six new tubes around at any given time?
IKR?

I probably have that in total, but they're all different sizes.
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
A cup or coffee followed by a bike ride. It's been four months. Guess what the plan is for tomorrow.
I also had a pre-ride coffee....

...and a mid-ride coffee.

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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
Back from my ride. I am on the podium now, but it may not last.
I'm all for voting Bah Humbug out of the club.

He warned us...
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Originally Posted by ls01 View Post
I'm coming to the hive mind for a solution to my problem.
New wheels are tubless compatible. This morning I punctured 6 tubes trying to mount new conti 40000's on them. I also noticed the rim strip is not helping things, it slides over and reveals spoke holes,, then pop. Another flat.
Am I loosing my mind? I've never had problems like this mounting tires before.
ls01 , living in the future.
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
What's a tube?


Srsly.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
You people must get a lot of flat tyres.
No comment.
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