How to Fill a Racing Bike Tire?

Answer Racing bike tires most often use an inner tube that contains a Presta valve. The Presta valve is commonly referred to as the "skinny" valve. It's the opposite of the Schrader valve, which is exactl... Read More »

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How to Change a Bike Tire on a Mountain Bike?

Throughout the lifetime of a mountain bike, you will find yourself needing to maintain and possibly repair various parts. If you ride your mountain bike with noticeable frequency, eventually 1 or b... Read More »

How to Balance a Racing Go Kart Tire?

The importance of balancing your go kart racing tires can not be overstated. Most people wouldn't even consider putting a tire on their car or truck that has not been balanced. Yet some of those sa... Read More »

How to Maintain Bias Ply Racing Tire Pressure?

Maintaining tire pressure is a constant battle even with modern steel belted radial tires. Even more difficult is to maintain the air pressure in nylon cord tires because air migrates through the b... Read More »

Can you put a 1 3/8"bike tire on a 1 1/4"bike rim?

A rim made for 1¼-inch tires can safely hold a 1...-inch bicycle tire with no problems. A rim of that size can hold a tire that ranges from 1 to 1½ inches without risk of sidewall failure or poo... Read More »