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Orbea_Carbon_Force said:
I need some help here. I weight 131lb. I am getting mixed information was to why I should or shouldn't race with a 19mm tire. Just the front wheel though since I just got a nice 2006 Hed Stinger 60 front wheel. I am talking about tubular tire like the Conti Podium. I think I should have ordered the Sprinter instead.

going really fast in a straight line. 19mm tires are small and have been diagnosed with a bad case of the 'pinch flats' around corners in some regards. just my own $0.02.
 

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I need some help here. I weight 131lb. I am getting mixed information was to why I should or shouldn't race with a 19mm tire. Just the front wheel though since I just got a nice 2006 Hed Stinger 60 front wheel. I am talking about tubular tire like the Conti Podium. I think I should have ordered the Sprinter instead.
 

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Orbea_Carbon_Force said:
Can you really pinch flat a tubular tire???
What type of racing? Generally I'd say 19mm tires are not wise unless you're a time trialist. But, given your weight and the fact it's a tubular, you could be OK with it. I'd prefer to have more rubber on the asphalt in a crit.
 
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