Tubular tyres

Tubular tyres

Tubular tyres are cycle tyres that are stitched around the inner tube to form a sealed 'tube'. The tubular tyre or 'tub' is then glued (sometimes taped) onto the bicycle wheel rim. The resulting combination was both lighter and stronger than more common 'wired on' tyres. until the clincher tires and rims technology cough up in more resent years.

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