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Will it work with a road tire?

I’ve never tried the technique outlined in the video below, in the way it’s outlined. But, I have done something similar with my hands with high volume gravel tires when they refuse to seat properly. So I have no doubt that it should work provided that you get a decent seal between the rim and the bead, since the overarching goal is to get the rim tight enough that the air you…

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Why is better controversial?

I think we could pretty much bucket every one of the “controversies” outlined in this video into those who don’t want to change, and those who embrace new tech (warts and all). I must fall into that second bucket, because on every single one, I’m solidly in the in-with-the-new crowd: ✅ disc brakes, ✅ road tubeless, ✅e-bikes are OK, ✅gravel bikes,✅indoor training. The video is kind of lame, with BikeRadar being very,…

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First Look: Far Sports (WheelsFar) Carbon Tubeless 35mm x 28mm Wheelset

There are quite a few different Chinese wheel OEMs out there offering well spec’d wheelsets for very reasonable prices. Interestingly, there is also a dearth of information available about them. With very few reviews, especially from major sites. So when I decided to roll the dice on a set of 35mm carbon wheels from Far Sports (Farsports?), I thought it only fair to document as much about the process as I could:…

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