Re: [CR]Mounting tubulars


Example: Framebuilders
From: "John Everett" <jeverett3@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2004 11:44:27 -0600
Subject: Re: [CR]Mounting tubulars
In-reply-to: <146.2277108e.2d679591@aol.com>
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On 20 Feb 2004 at 11:53, DTSHIFTER@aol.com wrote:
>
> In a message dated 2/20/04 11:40:26 AM, Philcycles@aol.com writes:
>
> << This is just the sort of thing a video could pass on. If I was down in the
> SoCal area we could start today. I think this is a good project for the CR
> group. There are many areas where knowledge transfer between the generations
> has
> broken down. In my own field-recording engineering-the problem is acute.
> Whole
> areas are dying with this-my-generation and we are working on ways to
> preserve
> them. >>
>
> Phil and All,
>
> Once upon a time, books served this purpose quite nicely. No one seems to
> have time to read anymore, but always enough time to watch a video!! Is this a
> by product of the sound bite generation?
>
> I learned how to mount tubulars (30+ years ago) by reading the instructions
> which were included with the Vittorias I bought to replace the worn-out
> Clements which came on my PX-10. I read, I tried, I experimented, I got sticky, I
> learned.........I think this approach would still work, but it is nice to have
> someone show you how to do something (as I have done for some people with
> mounting tubulars - in some cases for bike shop owners!!!). Patience is certainly
> a key.

There is a pretty complete article on gluing tubulars called: "TUBULAR TIRES: ADHESIVES AND PRACTICE" which can be found at: http://www.engr.ukans.edu/~ktl/bicycle/Cusa1.pdf

It's a pretty extensive (14 pages of .pdf) tutorial which includes testing results of a number of adhesives.

I found the above via a Google search and was surprised to find that Sheldon's extensive site doesn't include instructions for dealing with tubulars; at least nothing I could find. :-(

John Everett - Aurora, Illinois

jeverett3@earthlink.net (John V. Everett)