Re: "master" tubular list
I'm 2 years into Tubulars
Pre-stretch? (yes or no): Always - at least a day or two
Pre-stretch using what: Semi-clean old rims
Scuff base tape (yes or no?): I don't - but I've never mounted a new Vittoria
Glue choice #1: Mastik 1
Glue choice #2: There's another choice?
#Layers on rim: 2
#Layers on tubular: 2
Word(s) used to stretch annoying tires: ****** ****
Method of cleaning rims: Knock down the dried-up high stuff. You want pristine - Jasco.
Any special cleaner for rims: Jasco for obsessive compulsive people
Tubular choice #1: Conti Comps are good enough
Tubular choice #2: FMBs were pretty sweet except for basetape/casing separating
Training Tubular: Conti Comps
Sealant in tubular (yes or no): Only in punctured tubulars
If yes, what kind of sealant: Stans
Tubular spare you carry: Whatever has been patched or pulled off an almost done
Carry sealant?(yes or no): no
Rim of choice #1: Carbone
Rim of choice #2: Nemesis
Auk's words to live by:
Blow up and pin a picture of M. Bartoli on your wall. When you achieve that position, stop. Until then, stretch, ride, stretch, ride, eat less, and ride more.