WTS-SYD-Reynolds DV46 Ultralight wheels with Vittoria Corsa

Members classifieds for selling bicycles / parts. PRIVATE OFFERS ONLY
Forum rules
Newbies, please read the Market Place Rules before posting in this section. NEW UPDATED RULES !!!

Post Title Format: [Your Location] Item Title

WTS no longer required - and your location is required.

Re: WTS-SYD-Reynolds DV46 Ultralight wheels with Vittoria Co

Postby southeastD » Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:33 pm

Rich-Ti wrote:
southeastD wrote:Quite interested in this, but I have cold feet about moving away from Clinchers. Not sure how I'd handle a flat/puncture :|

How do you deal with it? :)

1. You generally puncture less anyway
2. Carry a spare, pre-glued, rolled tub
3. Carry a can of sealant

Remember, you can ride on a flat tub if you have to. Changing a tub is also actually every bit as quick as changing a clincher - most people have just never tried it to realise this.

A cheap tub (Schwalbe Milano can be had for around $40) will ride as well as the best clinchers (how much for a Vittoria Open Corsa CX?!). A good tub will feel incredible.

Tubs work because they deform better over bumps and through corners, which means they grip better, feel smoother and are generally a much nicer ride.

Sure, there's a bit of faff involved to glue a tub initially, but (with a bit of luck on your side) you shouldn't need to do it too often, and once you'd done it a few times you get the process under control pretty quickly and easily anyway. Besides, it becomes cathartic and enjoyable - it's a process you just cannot get with clinchers, and definitely gives a sense of achievement and satisfaction.

wardie - We need to discuss commission... ;)

Thanks for taking the time to write that :)

I see the wheels are sold. Would've have been keen on them.
Posts: 67
Joined: Mon Aug 20, 2012 11:48 pm
Location: South East Melbourne

by BNA » Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:13 am


Re: WTS-SYD-Reynolds DV46 Ultralight wheels with Vittoria Co

Postby wardie » Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:13 am

These wheels are now sold.

Thanks you everyone for your interest.
Colnago M10
Posts: 344
Joined: Wed Jul 01, 2009 10:03 am
Location: Kirrawee, Sydney, NSW


Return to Member to Member Bike and Gear Sales

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Cervelolite, Google [Bot], MSNbot Media, Ross, tony.montana

Support BNA
Click for online shops
Torpedo 7 Torpedo7 AU
Ground Effect Ground Effect NZ
Chain Reaction Cycles CRC UK
Wiggle Wiggle UK
Cycling Express Cycling Express
Ebay Ebay AU
ProBikeKit ProBikeKit UK
Evans Cycles Evans Cycles UK
JensonUSA Jenson USA
JensonUSA Competitive Cyclist