Interesting page on Tyre sizes and Pressures

Discussion in 'Recumbents, Trikes and HPVs' started by Falco Frank, 16 Apr 2018.

  1. Falco Frank

    Falco Frank Senior Member

    Oup Norf'
  2. DaddyPaddey

    DaddyPaddey Active Member

    Fascinating, but I still find myself pumping up to near the max recommended pressure rather than near the min.
  3. Tigerbiten

    Tigerbiten Veteran

    I find around 50% of the tyres range gives me the sweet spot just before the road buzz increases badly.
    Trykers 40-406 have a 55-85 psi range and I like to run them at around 70 psi.

    With the medium elastomer in the front suspension of my ICE Sprint I can run the tyres around 10 psi higher for the same feel as a non-suspension front end.
    With the hard elastomers it's only around 5 psi higher.
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