Changing a Tubular Tyre – Video Tutorial

Changing a Tubular Tyre – Video Tutorial

 Changing a Tubular Tyre: the Basics   Changing a tubular tyre doesn’t require any tools or special skills, and if a tyre has been mounted before it is generally much easier to refit it back onto the rim. Contrastly, new tyres can be a real pain to mount,...
Clincher Wheelset or Tubular?

Clincher Wheelset or Tubular?

  Weight Weenies   A beautiful wheelset completes a bike. But let’s face it, nowadays the cost of a high quality wheelset can be astronomical. The desire, the obsession, for such spectacularly lightweight wheels is obvious when visiting bike shops...
Vintage French Wheelsets Compared

Vintage French Wheelsets Compared

Alpin Hubs and Super Champion Competition Rims   I really liked these Alpin hubs: hi flange, beautifully made, a French tubular wheelset of high quality that was very light. I polished them up as they were a little dull after decades of service, and they ended up...

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