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Juice Lubes tool-up tire insert compatible tubeless valves

Juice Lubes tool-up tire insert compatible tubeless valves

This year has brought an interesting array of new tubeless valves, most notable of which are the “Hi Flow No Clog” offerings from 76 Projects…

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This year has brought an interesting array of new tubeless valves, most notable of which are the “Hi Flow No Clog” offerings from 76 Projects and Reserve Wheels. In their own unique ways, both offer 4X the airflow of the regular Presta Valve, as well as a markedly reduced tendency to become blocked by sealant. We tested the more affordable one from 76 Projects ; while we were, happily, able to confirm its claims, the eight-part nature made it rather fiddly to install. A lot of folk will, I am sure, continue to be happy with the performance of their regular Presta tubeless valves, as they have been for decades, even if it does mean having to remove the valve core every once in a while to clear away coagulated sealant.

Seemingly, the folk at Juice Lubes fall into the latter category, having just released their latest tubeless valves with the age-old Presta design… it’s the valve cap that sets them apart from the rest. Juice Lubes Tubeless Valves

Juice Lubes’ latest tubeless valves are machined from 7075 Aluminium and come armed with no fewer than three tools integrated into the valve cap. At the base of the valve cap is a valve core remover (fairly standard nowadays). A the tip of the valve cap are two spoke keys; one for 3.2mm nipples and the other for 3.4mm nipples. The difference is very subtle, but having the correct size spoke key is important – using a spoke key that is […]

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