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PostPosted: Fri Aug 26, 2011 10:04 pm 
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Hey, searched but didn't find anything.

Was inflating the tyres on some carbon clinchers for the first time and was slightly concerned to hear both wheels making creaking/cracking noises for a few minutes once i'd pumped them up past about 100psi.

Is this a normal thing with carbon clinchers and just part of the wheel 'settling in' or something I should be worried about? :noidea: They are 50mm, from far sports.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 26, 2011 10:09 pm 
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putting tires on my williams 38s for the first time created some creaking, couple hundred miles later im not having any problems. i donʻt think its any thing to worry about :thumbup:


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 1:48 am 
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Just spokes seating, it sounds like...


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 10:26 am 
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if the spokes are moving you have a problem. I don't think its that.

Its the tire beed settled into the carbon rim. I get that every time I put a new tire on my carbon clinchers. Nothing to worry about.


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 12:43 pm 
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Thanks, that's what i wanted to hear :thumbup:


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