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Cheap Tubes?pitt83
Nov 29, 2003 5:45 AM
I usually buy multi-packs of tubes from Jenson or Pricepoint. They only sell the 20-25 size which aren't big enough for 31 CX tires. Anyone know of a source for <$2 in a 10 pack or so?
re: Cheap Tubes?damon
Dec 1, 2003 1:27 AM
Tubes stretch just fine... small tubes and big tires is one of the classic weight-weenie tricks! Well, except no *real* weight-weenie would use big tires. You'll be fine with the smaller tubes, especially if you go with cheap (read: thick) ones.

I had a 20c tube in my 38c tire. Would have been fine had the valve stem not been mostly ripped before i put it in (why can't tube makers come up with a better valve stem/tube interface???)

-Damon