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PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:42 pm 
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Ok, so I am currently building an On-One Inbred 29er up and wanting to go down this 'no tubes' route as it seems to be all the rage at the moment on the modern scene...

I have bought these wheels: ... 4-138.html

and thinking of getting these tyres: ... lding_tyre

will thsi work with one of those tubeless kits? if so, which one do I go for? any advice is good as I would really like to have it built by the weekend

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:16 am 
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As far as the wheels go, all you need is some Stan's yellow tape (or 1" Gorilla Tape from Screwfix), a couple of tubeless valves and some Stan's sealant.
I wouldn't recommend those tyres though - I've only tried to run one of the Performance NN's tubeless and gave up with it. It didn't seem to have a good sealing bead plus it had very porous sidewalls which never seemed to stop leaking. The Evo "tubeless ready" version is the way to go, they're more expensive but there is a reason. Better, grippier, compound , reliable tubeless capability, choice of compounds (I use Trailstar for fronts and usually Pacestar on the rear).
I think that the Performnce line stuff is OEM specced, this being why they're cheap I suppose. On-One do sometimes have the higher end Schwalbe stuff as well though.

PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:19 am 
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I've had no problems running Stans Crest rims tubless - all you need is the Stan's yellow rim tape, valves and sealant, no need for rim strips. I know some folks have had trouble getting some Schwalbe tyres to work tubeless due to the bead not seating and sidewall weeping.
FWIW I've had no problems with Michelin Mountain Kings or X-Kings tubeless on Crest rims - can fit the tyres without levers and they inflated first time to seat the bead. It took a while for them to stop deflating overnight, but reliable ever since. Been running 2.4 Mountain Kings at less than 20 psi to cope with mud and snow and they've been great.

PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2013 12:15 pm 
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Hi, if you really need the Schwalbe's from the link better get the snake skin version, they work fine on a similar set-up on my bike for over a year now.

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