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Ksyrium WheelsetLong Stem Valve for Ksyriums ?
Apr 23, 2001 6:20 AM

Should I use Long Stem Valve Tubes or Regular Tubes for Ksyrium Wheelset ?

Apr 23, 2001 6:56 AM
You don't need them.
Oh, c'mon. Are you telling me that I've got those ridiculousbill
Apr 23, 2001 7:00 AM
extenders on for no reason? I couldn't get my pumphead on my tubes, I really couldn't.
Oh, c'mon. Are you telling me that I've got those ridiculouspmf
Apr 23, 2001 8:42 AM
I have a Silca chuck spliced on the end of my Zefal floor pump and I can pump them up just fine. It borders on too short, but is do-able. You could get some extenders.
You need long stems. You either can buy long-stem tubes orbill
Apr 23, 2001 6:59 AM
buy adaptors. The adaptors are cheap; even if you use a long-stem tube, you probably should keep an adaptor with you should you flat unprepared and end up relying on the kindness of strangers.
The Long Stems Look Dorkygrz mnky
Apr 23, 2001 9:10 AM
Like PMF said, you just don't need them. I've been riding with normal stems for over a year.
same here - no need (nm)Dog
Apr 24, 2001 1:50 PM
Maybe it depends on the pumphead, because I could not getbill
Apr 25, 2001 10:28 AM
my Topeak "Joe Blow" to seat. I confess that I tried it only once, with an uninflated tire, and maybe I just needed to push the valve through the little hole a little harder.
Yup (nm)grz mnky
Apr 25, 2001 1:19 PM