Tubes for downhill

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Tubes for downhill
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Posted: Sep 2, 2012 at 22:50 Quote
Its a simple question, what tubes are the best to run on your downhill bike in regards to weight and reliability?

I have been running tubeless for the last two years and have decided to make the switch back to tubes just because I'm starting to travel more and tubeless has become a hassle.

I'm thinking Maxxis Welter Weight Tubes as they seem to be a good middle ground.


Posted: Sep 3, 2012 at 3:06 Quote
I use Maxxis DH tubes. Ive been using them for about 5 years and never had a flat. weight isnt an issue.

Posted: Sep 3, 2012 at 4:28 Quote
run good tires (dual or 1.5 ply) and half sensible pressures then the type of tube shoudn't matter, i use whatever i have, xc stuff mostly and very rarely puncture. Weight does matter, on the wheels more than anywhere Razz

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