Carbon clincher vs carbon tubular

by   April 25, 2013  

What’s difference of carbon clincher and carbon tubular?Which one is most popular and which one is more expensive?

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The fantasy cycling one's price will go up (wrong forum dude)

posted by northstar [936 posts]
25th April 2013 - 10:42

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a clincher has a hooked rim and is for normal tyres + inner tubes (or tubeless).

Tubular rim is for glued-on tubular tyres, which are more expensive than their clincher equivalents.

Clinchers are supplied on virtually every bike on the market so are much more popular. They are a little heavier as they require more material.

IMVHO carbon rims are overhyped and overrated (though that's not to say people shouldn't buy them).

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posted by Simon E [1778 posts]
25th April 2013 - 11:28

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think this might have been a spammer who i've subsequently kicked out, there's no username Smile

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7033 posts]
25th April 2013 - 15:49

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Ah, that explains the blank username. Oh well.

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posted by Simon E [1778 posts]
25th April 2013 - 19:09

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Spammers annoy me

Don't buy upgrades. Ride up grades. (Merckx)

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posted by obutterwick [517 posts]
25th April 2013 - 19:14

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