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Dave brown replied to david taylor's discussion First attempt at gluing tubulars
"I've never seen the appeal to tape, I've always had great luck with letting the tires stretch on a pair of dry rims for as long as I can, I went to my lbs and asked them to give me a call if they were ever scraping a set of old tubular…"
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david taylor replied to david taylor's discussion First attempt at gluing tubulars
"Google couldn't find a good explanation for curing the bump so I thought I'd get my cure (stretching and trimming the tape) out there. Besides sharing the little tricks with the community beats just reading about merchandise for sale. But…"
lorri warlick replied to david taylor's discussion First attempt at gluing tubulars
"I feel your pain. I had a similar experience last season. If I weren't so stubborn/determined I would have given up and hired someone! Funny story, although not at the time I'm sure. Good luck on the next ones! I feel like you are going to…"
david taylor replied to Greg Basa's discussion How many CX races did you watch before racing?
"none, i just jumped in cat 5, there's always someone slower. and no worry about looking strange, no one cares! watching is no fun if you have any sort of competitive bones in your body! you can always watch the faster classes after you…"
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First attempt at gluing tubulars

challenge limus/vittoria mastik/belgian tapeused 3 coat technique from various 'net sources with acid brushes.Hey! that wasn't so bad. Then i had to mount the much do i stretch them? Darn, glue everywhere, nooo i am off center, shoot dirt on glue , more glue on feet and hands.finally whew! Then OHNO big lump at the stem. maybe it'll be ok.Nope, bump,bump,bump even on for week, buy more beer. pry tube off with tire irons, use shaft of screwdriver to roll tube off tire.…See More
Mike Wood replied to Dugafola's discussion Recommend me an air compressor
"Talking of... I have a shop compressor in the garage and a 5 gal air tank and was thinking of bringing it to races since my generator is too large to fit in the car. 5 gal @ 150psi should be enough for a few tire changes I would think. I guess I…"
Greg Basa replied to Greg Basa's discussion How many CX races did you watch before racing?
"Well, damn. Might as well get some clothes and a pair of non-roadie shoes!"
Sean Wilson replied to Greg Basa's discussion How many CX races did you watch before racing?
"Another vote to jump right in.  Try and get there early to pr-ride and get a feel for the course. Depending on the course's start (how wide, how long before the first turn, & # of racers), if you have any reservations on your bike…"

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