tubes for 23mm and 25mm tyres

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kingfisher
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tubes for 23mm and 25mm tyres

Postby kingfisher » 1 Aug 2020, 7:28pm

I've been using 23 mms tyres for some time but thought I may try 25mm ( both Michelin).
I currently use Michelin latex tubes that are marked 22 - 23 x 700.
I also have several new tubes in my current stock.

OK to use these in the 25mms version cover ?

Thanks.

mattsccm
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Re: tubes for 23mm and 25mm tyres

Postby mattsccm » 1 Aug 2020, 10:04pm

Yeah bung them in. Most tubes have size range and one brands 25 is anothers 23 and you won't notice the difference.

Valbrona
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Re: tubes for 23mm and 25mm tyres

Postby Valbrona » 2 Aug 2020, 1:41pm

Beware puncturing your fancy latex inner tubes if the fit of your new tyres is really tight. For this reason I stick to quick thick conventional inner tubes.
I should coco.

kingfisher
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Re: tubes for 23mm and 25mm tyres

Postby kingfisher » 2 Aug 2020, 7:22pm

the new tyres are not particularly a tight fit - and i've had very little problem with latex tubes over the last 20 + years but... I suspect if that is a problem that people are having is may be because the 'suitable for tubeless' covers are made with a much tighter fit?