Which Valves for Tubeless?

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by dim

I've been using tubeless tyres for a while now, and today I needed to add some air to my back wheel (Currently using Conti GP 5000 TL)

the valve stem looks bent and I really struggled to pump the rear wheel with my track pump .... I ended up removing the valve stem and washed it in warm water, but i will need to get another pair of good valves (I topped up the front wheel and there were no problems) ....

If have a puncture on the rear that won't seal (I'm using Orange regular sealant), I will struggle to pump the rear wheel with my handpump, even if I use a dynaplug, as by that time I would have lost a lot of air ... so IU need new valves

I'm not sure what valves I have, as they were installed when I had my wheels built

So.... what's the best tubeless valves?
Trek Emonda SL6
Miyata One Thousand

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by FIJIGabe

Personally, I've had good luck with WTB brass valve stems. I can usually find them for less than $10 on Amazon.
Madone 9 - https://bit.ly/2Nqedbn
Emonda SLR - https://bit.ly/2UK5FP8
Crockett - https://bit.ly/2Xem4sk

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by shimmeD

Silca is the WW answer https://silca.cc/collections/accessorie ... eed-shield
:cry: I'm not yet a ww but they're on my shopping list.
And if it's just cores you need, pinch them from busted tubes! :thumbup:
Less is more.

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by jbucky1

WTB make some cool coloured valves now for tubeless, black, blue, gold, red .... work great too

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