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PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 1:37 pm 
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Planet X 50mm tubular rim.

Want Zipp valve extenders.

33 or 48mm ?


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:05 pm 
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:36 pm 
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thx


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 5:45 pm 
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surely it depends on the length of valve on your tub and whether it has a removable core?


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:39 am 
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mrd wrote:
surely it depends on the length of valve on your tub and whether it has a removable core?


I won't be buying tubulars that don't have removal cores. I assumed valve length is standardised ?


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:52 am 
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The zipp valve extenders fit over the top of existing valve and you have to leave the valve where it is, therefore you cannot close it unless you use topeak valve extenders with the inner valve closing tube. Most people with tubs on deep section wheels use removable valve core tubs and non-zipp extenders where you unscrew valve core from tub, fit valve extender with ptfe tape to ensure a permanent seal then refit valve core to the end of the extender, again with ptfe tape. This is a better solution.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:26 am 
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Standard valve length is between 38 and 42mm


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:47 am 
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So use these ?

http://www.zipp.com/accessories/detail.php?ID=16687


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:27 pm 
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Will you be using vittoria tubs?

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:17 pm 
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Probably


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PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 8:43 am 
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(Some) Vittorias have no real valves, but the really long red cores. Those only work with extenders for removable cores.


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PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 10:40 am 
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I bought some Token extenders that are for removable core valves


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PostPosted: Sat May 04, 2013 7:07 pm 
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OK so looks like the Tokens were a fail but at least it was a cheap fail


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PostPosted: Sat May 04, 2013 7:36 pm 
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How are they a fail?


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PostPosted: Sun May 05, 2013 11:50 am 
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Because the Vittorias don't have a removable core. They have a removable entire valve


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