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Do you usually ride clinchers or tubulars?
Tubular 42%  42%  [ 123 ]
Clincher 52%  52%  [ 152 ]
Tubeless 6%  6%  [ 18 ]
Total votes: 293
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 Post subject: Tubular or Clincher
PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 6:37 am 
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Wondering what the bulk of folks are dominantly running.


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 Post subject: Re: Tubular or Clincher
PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 6:55 am 
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Tubular for radness and WW, clinchers for practicality and tubeless has no place on a road bike!


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 Post subject: Re: Tubular or Clincher
PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 10:19 am 
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Location: Vienna Austria
Clinchers, and experimenting with tubeless.


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 Post subject: Re: Tubular or Clincher
PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 12:06 pm 
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clincher with campy rims on the road ...


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 Post subject: Re: Tubular or Clincher
PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 12:41 pm 
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Moved to tubulars last summer and I am not coming back to clinchers. That said I would choose clinchers for some specific purposes like really high mileage training (I'm no longer racing), going abroad for some warm riding during the winter (I wouldn't want to have a tubular puncture there or have to change a flat and glue in a hurry before next day of riding), or bad weather riding (doesn't make sense).


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 Post subject: Re: Tubular or Clincher
PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 7:58 pm 
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Moved to tubular wheels a number of years back and haven't gone back to clinchers, though the new clincher tech is pretty enticing.

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 Post subject: Re: Tubular or Clincher
PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:13 pm 
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Why no option for both? I use clinchers for training, and tubulars for fast/flat training and racing. When I 'm out in the sticks, I want my clinchers..when racing, so what, got a wheel truck and better/deeper wheels for that.


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 Post subject: Re: Tubular or Clincher
PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 9:18 pm 
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Zigmeister wrote:
Why no option for both? ....

Quote:
Do you usually ride clinchers or tubulars?


:wink:

Only you get to decide what it is you do most. :beerchug:

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 Post subject: Re: Tubular or Clincher
PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 9:34 pm 
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Dumped my racing tubular wheels for clinchers. With new clincher tires and latex tubes, they feel just as fast and smooth as expensive tubulars. I'll lose a couple extra pounds to make up the increase in wheel weight ;)


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 Post subject: Re: Tubular or Clincher
PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 10:39 pm 
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sd5500 wrote:
Dumped my racing tubular wheels for clinchers. With new clincher tires and latex tubes, they feel just as fast and smooth as expensive tubulars. I'll lose a couple extra pounds to make up the increase in wheel weight ;)


Doesn't that go against the whole point of this site :D


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 Post subject: Re: Tubular or Clincher
PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 10:45 pm 
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clincher on front, tubular on rear wheel :)
I ride both about the same, clincher more in winter and tubs in summer.


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 Post subject: Re: Tubular or Clincher
PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:15 pm 
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Wookski wrote:
sd5500 wrote:
Dumped my racing tubular wheels for clinchers. With new clincher tires and latex tubes, they feel just as fast and smooth as expensive tubulars. I'll lose a couple extra pounds to make up the increase in wheel weight ;)


Doesn't that go against the whole point of this site :D


shhhhhh....please :)


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 Post subject: Re: Tubular or Clincher
PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2016 1:42 am 
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I prefer tubulars. Ride them 90% of the time outside, from april to october.

I was trying to find a recent tubular tires Crr test to find the lowest resistance rolling tubular but without much sucess...


Louis :)


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 Post subject: Re: Tubular or Clincher
PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2016 3:29 am 
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Clinchers: Last time I rode tubulars I had 4 flats in one day. Not the tubulars' fault, but just too expensive to keep that sort of thing up. :)

of course that was back before liquid sealants, but I am set in my ways now.


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 Post subject: Re: Tubular or Clincher
PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2016 4:17 am 
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Tubular of course!!!


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