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    captain caveman

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    MOUSSE QUESTION

    Post by captain caveman on Tue May 04, 2010 11:02 am

    do you buy the next size down to the tyre so you have some give in it or the same size as the tyre?
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    Antrow

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    Re: MOUSSE QUESTION

    Post by Antrow on Tue May 04, 2010 1:24 pm

    i almost run over a mousse in norway once,big fella he was, could of made a nasty mess of things [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
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    chamber66

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    Re: MOUSSE QUESTION

    Post by chamber66 on Tue May 04, 2010 3:13 pm

    I use same size. i think
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    ktm jon

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    Re: MOUSSE QUESTION

    Post by ktm jon on Tue May 04, 2010 6:18 pm

    my moose;s are little pots of orange bliss best spread around the aereola

    lchris21

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    Re: MOUSSE QUESTION

    Post by lchris21 on Tue May 04, 2010 6:25 pm

    always buy the mousse oversize. So if you got an 18" tyre go for a 24" mousse. Cut the excess off then in 3 mousse time you'll have a free one. And the bits you cut off you can always carry around in your rucksack in case you get a puncture or somat ?
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    Re: MOUSSE QUESTION

    Post by ktm jon on Tue May 04, 2010 7:08 pm

    pmsl

    wege

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    Re: MOUSSE QUESTION

    Post by wege on Tue May 04, 2010 7:09 pm

    mmmm.chocolate mice [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
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    Tilts

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    Re: MOUSSE QUESTION

    Post by Tilts on Tue May 04, 2010 8:30 pm

    Can we keep to the topic please gentlemen. Steve asked a simple question that warrants a simple answer.
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    Walnutwhip

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    Re: MOUSSE QUESTION

    Post by Walnutwhip on Tue May 04, 2010 9:05 pm

    Back on topic...think you use the slightly smaller hoop so you can fit the lube in aswell [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.] [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]

    If we are in for a spot of hot weather will it go all swansea like "mushy" with heat generated on the roads...?
    To be honest dont give a pheck double up on tubes!!
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    Tilts

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    Re: MOUSSE QUESTION

    Post by Tilts on Tue May 04, 2010 9:28 pm

    changed my rear tyre at the weekend, to find the thickess continental tube ever...that baby aint going to puncture.

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