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2010-01-05 8:21 PM

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Subject: how can I tell by looking? clincher/tubular wheel
Is there a quick way to look at a wheel and tell if its a tubular or clincher?  with no tire mounted. Sorry for my ignorance.

Edited by Grnfsh 2010-01-05 8:22 PM


2010-01-05 8:28 PM
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Subject: RE: how can I tell by looking? clincher/tubular wheel
A clincher rim will have a lip for the bead of the tire to grab when the tube is inflated:



While a tubular rim will not:



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2010-01-05 8:32 PM
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