great uncle bulgaria wrote:bought a couple about 5 years ago in a fit of . . . GOK what (easy way to loose weight )
lighter, supposedly less rolling resistance.
One punctured 10k into a race last week (in brand new tyres on a country road - tubes stored as per instructions)
not sure whether to biff it, fix it or replace it (and whether to biff its partner that remains in the other (race) wheel.
I suspect they're of little real value and a hassle to fix - thought someone might know . . .
(three parrots weeing >>poly-polyurinate)
Al_Bushman wrote:Can you get strawberry flavoured ones??
Did you mean Latex tubes?..
great uncle bulgaria wrote:they feel like latex but the box says polyurethane.
danose wrote:great uncle bulgaria wrote:they feel like latex but the box says polyurethane.
old panaracer greenlites?
this post (with data from TOUR's tests) seals it for me - I've run conti supersonics for years and they seem really reliable for a 50g tube Back when you couldn't get light butyl tubes latex may have been worthwhile but now not worth the fragility
great uncle bulgaria wrote: - Still i wonder if there is a rolling resistance difference ? What are the TOUR data?
great uncle bulgaria wrote:but I'm unsure that polyurethane and latex refer to the same thing.
i thought latex was a type of rubber and polyurethane a synthetic.