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    Ritchey Tires NON UST but UST Rims!!

    Anyone built up any tires wheel setups with Ritchey Non ust tires on UST rims? For those of us who have been riding a while they have now introduced an old tire that was an all around fantastic tire recently.

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    You can run a tube and regular tire on UST rims without issue.

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    Ritchey on ust rims

    I'm currently running some Ritchey Z-Max Evolution on Crossmax SL's and are working fine even though the Ritchey tires claim to be a 2.1 but is really on the thin side but that's besides the point...

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    Thanks for the input

    Cool. Are you running them with Stans? Also per the previous reply regarding running tubes. I am in the camp that I have experienced such exceptional ride quality improvement running tubeless (regardless of weight savings) that I have absolutely no interest in running the wheels with tubes, but thanks for the advice anyway.

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    Stans is non-optional on any tubeless application. That is the best thing ever invented next to air-conditioning!!!

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    I hear you

    I hear you but I will have to say I ran Hutchison Python tubeless before stans came out for years without flat problems.

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    You can run them but once you get a thorn your screwed without Stans to seal the puncture as you ride. I guess those Pythons must have been some though babies...

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    Bye the way, I'm looking to install some tires that have larger casing than my Ritchey's. Anyone know of a good, high volume, lightweight tire that will work in most conditions?

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    Marketing Boys

    One of my best friends works for Mavic and through the grapevine the idea was that Hutchison put a very light layer of pliable rubber on the inside of the tire that would create a seal on the thorn and hold air until the torn was removed. That seamed to work by my expreience, but I don't now if that was luck or simply just the way they were supposed to work. Now that I have gone the stans route with lighter tires I tend to have more problems with flats but then again maybe I am just riding harder!!

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