Yep, I checked the moulding line and it's even all round. Will go for a ride later and see what happens!
if it's not seated it'll feel wobbly (like you're riding over slight moguls). not nice
I've been getting this on narrower (19mm ID) rims and 38/35mm G-Ones lately. Fully deflated the tyre generally jumps off a little bit but always goes back up again without issue. Kind of annoying though as I suspect this is the reason for losing 20ish psi overnight. Have tried both more and less tape, no luck.
Tried the garden sprayer method before shelling out £50 for a compressor. It has done the trick perfectly on a tyre that would go nowhere near the outside of the rim with a track pump alone and all for a fiver.
Also given gorilla tape a whirl rather than paying a score for Stans tape.
Will take it out for a ride this afternoon to see if it all was too good to be true!
Where did you manage to get a compressor for £50?
I didnt, meant one of those airshot things
Tyres to avoid:
Schwalbe pro 1 TLE.
^ime cut up a bunch and are a bastard to seat - only ride 'OK' too. not sure I'd buy again
I need to find another pair of c 30c that are just better... f’ing annoying.
Go to Malcom at @thecycleclinic. The IRC formula pro tyres are excellent and don’t cut up but still grip and provide a comfortable ride.
I’ve got these and another pair that I can’t remember the model of. Both excellent
I did not like pro-one at all either, I found the grip really poor at any given pressure
No 30 mill left so must be good!
GP5000s on enve rims can get to fuck, took two of us to get the cunts on, and we're both usually dickheads that show off with getting 95% of tyres off without levers.
My hands still hurt.
2020 and people still complaining about gp5000s
Like, I've put on plenty before and they've been tight but fine, today was annoying.
Now thanks to @JB I know why, stupid rims not being compatible with tyres.
Actually, looking into it,, now that I know you need to loo into it, the 25c we fitted are not specifically stated as incompatible, although I think they should be alongside the 28c we fitted that was equally as cunty.
I tried the garden sprayer method.. didn't work.. I have a small Lidl compressor.. It prob has a 1litre tank.. it's mains powered and fine for paddling pools and the like.. I got a broken compressor off a friend and basically used it as a 25L air store and used the small compressor to pressurise it to 110PSI.. Got my tyres to inflate first time last night..
I rarely struggle getting tyres to inflate. Mind you, a 150l 160psi compressor does normally make life a lot easier. It still struggled with poxy Bontrager MTB tyres on Bontrager rims though.
I never got it to work and always ended up going to my brothers to use his huge compressor.. 2 secs with it and they popped.. I would spend hours swearing, using co2 cartridges and home made garden sprayer contraptions..
There's definitely a time and a place for a Big Fuckoff Compressor. Although I do sometimes wonder what happens if I need to reseat the tyres mid-ride.
Carry a compressor on your back! I tend to find the first couple of times seating them with a boost-it or compressor is needed but after that CO2 or even a normal pump pops it on okay. That said, the only time I've had to reseat the tyres has been because I'm putting a tube in to get me home.
If they are that hard to get on then they’re not coming off in a hurry either.
Gp5000s are enough to make me give up tubless on road.
Having used tubless off road a lot, tubless road is a pile of shit in comparison.
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