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What is the recommended pressure of a Conti Sprinter? (nm)(7 posts)

What is the recommended pressure of a Conti Sprinter? (nm)niteschaos
Dec 16, 2002 4:22 PM
re: What is the recommended pressure of a Conti Sprinter? (nm)12x23
Dec 16, 2002 4:45 PM
I prefer to ride 'em at 110-120 psi. I weigh around 145-150 lbs, and like the ride at that pressure.
oh, so I'll have to experiement then (I'm 195lbs nm)niteschaos
Dec 16, 2002 5:05 PM
oh, so I'll have to experiement then (I'm 195lbs nm)MR_GRUMPY
Dec 16, 2002 6:12 PM
At 195lbs , you're close to my weight. I usually run 120 in front and 130 in back. I believe that the max is 170. Anything over 140 and the ride becomes too harsh.
Second those pressures (I'm 195lbs too)JimP
Dec 17, 2002 8:40 AM
I concur with MrGrumpy about the pressures. You might run a little less if you want more comfort. Also, you might run 5 or so psi more in the front if you use aero-bars and put more weight on the front. Don't worry about snake-bite punctures unless you run under 100 psi and have rough roads.

Jim
Whatever works for you!!Alexx
Dec 16, 2002 8:42 PM
Of course, if you pump them up to the full 175 psig, not only will your @$$ hurt a lot, but you'll wear the center of the tread down in no time! Keep them low. You don't have to worry about pinch-flatting tubulars.
Anywhere between 100 and 150psiTrekFurthur
Dec 17, 2002 5:45 AM
The max is 170.

I weigh in at 165 during the season and up to 180 during the winter. Damn those Krispy Kremes.