Re: [CR]From what I'm understand, this shouldn't be true...


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Date: Tue, 6 May 2008 07:12:01 -0700 (PDT)
From: "bruce thomson" <masi3v4me@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]From what I'm understand, this shouldn't be true...
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, Don Williams <donwilliamsjr@gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <cd45da8c0805051636q7c18e664hbaa9675eee6b86d1@mail.gmail.com>


Don: The tire pressure will not 'rise' as you are on the bike. There may be a bit more flexing in the side walls of the tires. If you want some worry free training miles then switch to some wider clincher tires. The new Continentals offer tires up to 28cm and offer good wear over time and when you drop to 175 pounds you can switch back to tubular!

Bruce Thomson Spokane WA 99204 (509) 747 4314 Masi3v4me@yahoo.com rapidfire10ring@hotmail.com

--- On Mon, 5/5/08, Don Williams <donwilliamsjr@gmail.com>

wrote:

From: Don Williams <donwilliamsjr@gmail.com> Subject: [CR]From what I'm understand, this shouldn't be true... To: "Classic Rendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org> Date: Monday, May 5, 2008, 4:36 PM

But it is...

Hi All...

I have, in the last few years, grown to a "very stout" 260 lbs. Hopefully cycling will relieve this in a reasonable time frame. But I digress...

I'm riding Continental Giros tubular tires at around 95-100 psi. As I ride them, they don't >seem< soft to me.

Confounded and looking for another data point, I sat on the bike and had my wife check the tire pressure and it really didn't seem go up... This info did not help!

As far as I know I do not live outside the jurisdictional boundary for the laws of gravity or thermodynamics...

Any one have a idea where I'm going

All I wanted to do was determine if I'll be able to ride on a pair of Veloflex Criteriums... Without blowing them to smythereens...

Don Williams
Woodinville Washington USA