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Going Tubeless: How to Convert Your Existing Rims

Tweet Tubeless tires are extremely popular in the mountain bike world, and they’re starting to appear on road bikes as well. The idea is quite simple; get rid of the inner tube, install a special rim strip, and with the right tire a liquid sealant can be used to create an airtight installation. The lack of […]
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Folding Gravel Bike: Disc Brakes and Drop Bar Levers

Tweet After installing the headset and fork, and preparing the wheelset, I’m now going to install the disc brakes. I have a set of Hayes CX Pro mechanical brakes and 160mm rotors. Most disc brakes are made to install on post mount frames with bolt holes 74mm from center to center, with the option to […]
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Folding Gravel Bike Build: Part 2

Tweet The next step in building the 700c folding gravel bike. Starting with a Montague FIT Custom folding frame, I’ve installed the headset and fork (read about that here). Now I’m going to prepare the wheelset. For this build, I’m using Whisky Parts Co. carbon rims laced to SRAM X9 disc compatible hubs. With new […]
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