I mounted some Continental tires up on my Light-Bike 29er carbon ‘wide’ rims with little to no issue with a floor pump and they sealed right up (go figure). Used Stans tape + valve. What concerns me is that when I have the tire pumped up to 15 psi or so, I can push the bead in with my thumb and burp the tire pretty easily.
My non carbon specialized Roval wheels at around 15 psi in the tire is very difficult, if not impossible, to burp with my hands.
Just an observations that concerns me in the long run. I may not be a problem in use, but if I get crossed up in a rut or wash out chances are I am going to lose some air with my new setup.
Anybody know the reason behind this? Spec wheels just optimized for tubeless?
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