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tubular air pressure

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Mayhew Sep 21, 2011. 3 Replies

Riding tubulars for first time this season, (tufo Primus) any suggestions on air pressure? for dry or mud. with clinchers, always ran higher pressure to minimize flats. Thanks!

 

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Chris Mayhew replied to tim waters's discussion tubular air pressure
"http://pittsburghcyclocross.com/2010/09/tech-skill/cyclocross-tire-pressure-tips-and-tricks-by-coach-chris-mayhew/   Typically you want the lowest pressure that works for the course. You don't want to be folding the sidewalls in corners…"
Sep 21, 2011
Hamilton replied to tim waters's discussion tubular air pressure
"You can go pretty darn low, but it does depend on your riding style and the course conditions. I weight 190 and went with 27 psi for most courses, but I don't tend to bang into rocks and things too hard. One way to judge is to start around…"
Sep 21, 2011
Mark replied to tim waters's discussion tubular air pressure
"This is a difficult question to answer without knowing your weight, riding style, etc. With that said, I would start around 32 psi and go from there. Make sure that you are using a good tire gauge. The gauge on your pump measures the pressure in the…"
Sep 21, 2011
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tubular air pressure

Riding tubulars for first time this season, (tufo Primus) any suggestions on air pressure? for dry or mud. with clinchers, always ran higher pressure to minimize flats. Thanks!
Sep 20, 2011
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longtime bike racer of all disciplines
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