Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Human Test Subject
    Reputation: Volsung's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011

    Another Tube Thread! (for Clownshoes)

    Been riding with Specialized 2.3-3.0 tubes for a while and saved a lot of weight with the switch. Lately though there's been some talk of Schwalbe SV 13F tubes, which are 2.1-3.0 but considerably lighter.

    Has anyone tried the Schwalbes in a Clownshoe and BFL, Bud, or Lou?

  2. #2
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    not quite the same, but i got a schrader valve 24x3.0 schwalbe. pretty much just wanted the valves for a shrader tubeless set up. i did try to inflate my lou with it to see what would happen: it inflated too round, so it filled the casing, but not the bead area, so the tire didn't quite seat. it didn't blow up though. what did blow up were a 29er tube, and a regular 1.95-2.125 specialized. i have a presta and a shrader specialized 2.3-3.0 in my lou's for now. once i get an O.D. crank (or can't wait any longer) i'll do the tubeless switch.

  3. #3
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    so i rode last night with the spec 2.3-3.0 at 6 psi in the front, and 7 in the rear. the front popped off its bead seat at some point. same deal as the 24, the little tubes just blow up too round.

Similar Threads

  1. Bud & Lou on 2012 Ti Mukluk and Clownshoes
    By coldbike in forum Fat Bikes
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-10-2012, 03:18 PM
  2. Lights in Tubeless Lou on Clownshoes
    By alphazz in forum Fat Bikes
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 12-02-2012, 02:49 AM
  3. Nates on clownshoes?
    By Boatracer in forum Fat Bikes
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 10-17-2012, 12:53 PM
  4. 2012 9:ZERO:7 with ClownShoes and BFLs?
    By Morej in forum Fat Bikes
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 09-09-2012, 04:35 AM
  5. (extra) drilled out clownshoes?
    By lamard in forum Fat Bikes
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-20-2012, 09:20 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts