HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 34 posts ] 
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: Tubular tape
PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:54 pm 
Offline
Tubbie Guru

Joined: Tue May 03, 2005 2:20 am
Posts: 5793
Location: Belgium
Hi,

Quote:
I don't re apply glue to the base tape of a previously glued tubular when re applying. Just the rim. Also I only apply one base layer to a new rim so only 2 coats in total. No problems yet but I don't race and don't really push the adhesion to it's limits.


Either rim side or base tape side should do in this case.

But why only one coat of cement on the rim? The base layer serves as an anchor for the second layer to attach to. Without it the entire job is compromised even if you don't race.
Surely the little extra cement isn't taking too much effort to put on?

A glue job well done makes an awful lot of difference. Not just safety wise but in Crr as well. If you never experienced the difference you should try it out. It is well worth the extra time and effort.

Ciao, ;)

_________________
Being a snob is an expensive hobby.


Last edited by fdegrove on Mon Apr 09, 2012 3:44 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Tubular tape
Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:54 pm 


Top
  
 
 Post subject: Re: Tubular tape
PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 10:32 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 6:26 pm
Posts: 827
fdegrove

Read my post again. I said with new rims I only apply one base layer plus another layer just before putting on the tyre so 2 in total. In the parktool blog you attached it suggests 2 base layers plus 3rd layer just before attaching tyre.

I'm not saying applying 2 base layers is wrong just I only apply one. If you have to change a tubular on the road it obviously helps if you keep glue to a minimum, but still staying safe. Only one base layer plus pre fix application isn't belts and braces but I think it's sufficient.

k


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Tubular tape
PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 1:43 pm 
Offline
Tubbie Guru

Joined: Tue May 03, 2005 2:20 am
Posts: 5793
Location: Belgium
Hi,

You meant two coats in total....on the rim then?

Ciao, ;)

_________________
Being a snob is an expensive hobby.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Tubular tape
PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 3:33 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 6:26 pm
Posts: 827
This is my precedure (with carbon rims) -

If new rims clean rims with alchohol, apply base layer of glue, glue base tape of tyre if never glued before. Leave 24 hours to dry. Then glue rim, wait 4 minutes and fit tyre.

If previously glued rims no alchohol clean or base layer application of glue.

I use a tin of glue (not tube) and cheap paint brush to apply glue and wheels attached to a bike which is in a bike stand.

Quick, easy and mess free.


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 34 posts ] 
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Alex_ucsb, Bing [Bot], BKSams, derailer, KLabs, KWalker, Method01, naylor343, sanrensho, Sim0n0 and 53 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Pacenti rim tape

in Road

yongkun

2

556

Sat Nov 30, 2013 4:01 am

yongkun View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Bike Ribbon Eolo Techno Bar Tape = 38g

in Road

drainyoo

14

1575

Sat Mar 29, 2014 6:39 pm

Geoff View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Erd of EC90SLX tubular????

in Road

jnhj95

5

434

Sun Jun 29, 2014 5:04 pm

Qman View the latest post

This topic is locked, you cannot edit posts or make further replies. About tubular tyre size

in Road

vtspot

4

265

Wed Oct 15, 2014 4:08 am

vtspot View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. 20.5 or 23 mm rim width for 23c tubular tire?

in Road

Boss93

6

906

Wed May 14, 2014 7:00 am

tinozee View the latest post


It is currently Tue Oct 21, 2014 10:16 pm

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB