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Tires or tubes?(2 posts)

Tires or tubes?Japs
Jul 12, 2002 12:48 PM
I have an old racing bike with tubes on it. But having to change them every time they get leak becomes quite costly. I'm thinking about changing to tires. What are the main advantages of tubes? Should I stick to the tubes or go for tires (which of course will cost me a new pair of wheels)

Thanks
answered your own question!!!C-40
Jul 12, 2002 1:50 PM
The advantage of clinchers over tubulars is ease of mounting and fixing flats. You also don't have to carry a spare tubular tire, only an inner tube.

Tubulars are fine for racing, but very few people use them for everyday riding.