Tag Archives: tyres

ShelBroCo Helium!

Helium weighs only 0.13 times as much as air. Imagine what it can do for your tires! Find out about ShelBroCo Helium!

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Tools and supplies to work on tires

Article about tools to care for tires and inner tubes (pumps, tire removal and replacement tools, flat-fixing supplies) pulled out of the article on fixing flat tires, which was getting too long, and expanded.

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Inner tubes

New article, all about inner tubes: tire fit, the three kinds of valves, pump compatibility, tips and tricks.

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More tire-sizing updates

http://sheldonbrown.com/650b.html : added more info on “27 five” tires, and a photo (thanks to Aaron Goss!). http://sheldonbrown.com/tire-sizing.html : added several tire sizes

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Update to the page on 26-inch tires

Update to the page on “26-inch” tires — there are actually 5 common tire sizes called 26-inch and if that isn’t enough one is also called “27.5” The updates cover new developments in availability, naming and tire widths.

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Jobst Brandt articles edited

Edits to a number of articles in the Jobst Brandt series, and an embedded video in the one about front-end shimmy.

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which tire fits which rim?

Major revision of the page on rim sizing to determine what tires will fit

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Skid patch counts

Correction to formula and additional info including a calculation spreadsheet for the number of skid patches on the rear tire from skip-stop braking on a fixed-gear bicycle.

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Now in Chinese — 中国

Phil Feng has translated three articles into Chinese — more to come: Bicycle Brake Choices About Bicycle Brakes with Brazed-on Fittings Tire Sizing Systems

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Flats photos

John added photos of a frame pump, mini pump and CO2 inflator to flats.html.

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