Recomended Tubes and Tires

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Recomended Tubes and Tires

Postby orphious » August 3rd, 2012, 11:52 am

Just purchased a front Flo 60 and rear Flo 90. What tires is everyone using. I will primarily be using the wheels for racing and will put the stock wheel of my bike back on for training. I was looking at spending the extra dough on the Continental GP Attack set.

Next question... how in the world do I pick our tubes? I watched the video on valve extenders and would prefer not to mess with them and just use 1 valve length for the 60 and the 90. Possible?

If I have to use extnders would I choose the 60mm valve length like in the video for both and use the extender for both wheels? Confusing as some of the online store it is hard to tell what length the valves are and weather or not I can use a internal extender or not. Just trying to get a sense of what everyone else is doing.
Thanks!
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Re: Recomended Tubes and Tires

Postby Chris Thornham » August 16th, 2012, 2:09 pm

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Re: Recomended Tubes and Tires

Postby cyberjunkie21 » November 22nd, 2012, 8:01 pm

If I get the 80mm tubes, then what length extender should I get for the rear?
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Re: Recomended Tubes and Tires

Postby Chris Thornham » November 22nd, 2012, 8:12 pm

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Re: Recomended Tubes and Tires

Postby cyberjunkie21 » November 23rd, 2012, 2:32 pm

Okay great, I'll figure out some sort of workable, easy combo for my 60/90's. And to be clear, on the tires, it's still the 23's right?
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Re: Recomended Tubes and Tires

Postby Chris Thornham » November 23rd, 2012, 4:27 pm

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Re: Recomended Tubes and Tires

Postby meesier42 » December 8th, 2012, 10:55 am

Tubeless options

I see that you are designing the Flo 30 to be a tubeless ready rim, but are the 60/90's tubeless ready?
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Re: Recomended Tubes and Tires

Postby Chris Thornham » December 8th, 2012, 11:28 am

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Re: Recomended Tubes and Tires

Postby cyberjunkie21 » December 10th, 2012, 10:46 am

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Re: Recomended Tubes and Tires

Postby cyberjunkie21 » December 27th, 2012, 2:13 pm

Just thought I'd make a follow up post with what I used.

I got the 80mm removable core tubes from Q-tubes http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001CK2B9A. Mounted the front 60 with no extender. I used the zipp 41mm valve extender for the rear 90 and a spare. (You can get them in a 3 pack plus wrench tool from zipp).

Going with the board recommendations, I bought the Michelin Pro4 Service Course 700c 23mm tires. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0062103R6

Since the rim tape has been updated by the Flo guys, I opted to use those as well. Took a bit of maneuvering to get those and the Michelin tires on, but not too bad.

Pumped the tires to 95-100 and have extremely enjoyed my first miles with the setup. Thanks Flo!
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