BikeRadar Podcast Ep 7 | Road tubeless — the what, why and how

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<img src="https://images.immediate.co.uk/production/volatile/sites/21/2019/08/Continental-Grand-Prix-5000-TL-396c2c2.jpg?quality=90&resize=620,413" srcset="https://images.immediate.co.uk/production/volatile/sites/21/2019/08/Continental-Grand-Prix-5000-TL-396c2c2.jpg?quality=90&amp;resize=960,639 960w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/production/volatile/sites/21/2019/08/Continental-Grand-Prix-5000-TL-396c2c2.jpg?quality=90&amp;resize=720,479 720w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/production/volatile/sites/21/2019/08/Continental-Grand-Prix-5000-TL-396c2c2.jpg?quality=90&amp;resize=576,383 576w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/production/volatile/sites/21/2019/08/Continental-Grand-Prix-5000-TL-396c2c2.jpg?quality=90&amp;resize=360,239 360w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/production/volatile/sites/21/2019/08/Continental-Grand-Prix-5000-TL-396c2c2.jpg?quality=90&amp;resize=180,119 180w, " sizes="(max-width: 620px) 100vw, 620px" width="620" height="413" class="wp-image-393900 alignnone size-landscape_thumbnail" alt="Cut-away of tubeless road tyre" title="Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL" /> <p><span style="font-style: inherit !important;font-weight: inherit !important">Most mountain bikers have been using tubless tyres for over a decade — and with fewer punctures, more speed and more grip, they offer many advantages. </span></p>
<p><span style="font-style: inherit !important;font-weight: inherit !important">So why has it taken their skinny tyre’d roadie brethren so long to ditch the tubes? In this episode, Tom, Matthew and Jack discuss what’s happening in the world of road tubeless tyres.</span></p>
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<p>This all follows a number of recent tyre releases from big tyre brands including <a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/schwalbe-pro-one-tubeless-tyre-released/">Schwalbe</a>, <a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/features/continental-has-finally-developed-a-tubeless-road-tyre-gp-5000-tl-first-look/">Continental</a> and <a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/specialized-turbo-rapidair-tubeless-tyre/">Specialized</a>. Jack and Matthew have also recently been exploring the state of the tyre market and trying out the (relatively) new technology with mixed results.</p>
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<figcaption class="wp-caption-text"><span class="caption-copy"><i class="icon-arrow icon-camera-circle"></i> Schwalbe will imminently cease production of its tubular tyres.</span></figcaption><span class="im-image-caption"> <i>Irmo Keizer</i></span>
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<h2>All the links you need</h2>
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<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/features/tubeless-tyres-pro-peloton/">Will tubeless take over in the pro peloton?</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/features/how-to-set-up-road-tubeless-tyres/">How to fit a road tubeless tyre</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/features/which-tubeless-sealant-works-the-best/">Best tubeless sealant 2019</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/challenges-tubeless-tan-wall-tyres/">Challenge’s new tubeless, <em>and </em>tan-wall tyres, are super supple</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/the-cinturato-is-a-tougher-wider-tubeless-ready-tyre-from-pirelli/">The Cinturato is a new, tough, tubeless tyre from Pirelli</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/maxxis-launches-high-road-tubeless-road-tire/">Maxxis launch High Road tubeless tyres</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/zipp-overhauls-nsw-rim-shapes-for-wide-tubeless-tires/">Zipp overhauls NSW rims with wider profiles and tubeless compatibility </a></li>
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<h2>How to listen to the <em>BikeRadar</em> <em>Podcast</em>
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<p>If you want to download the <em>BikeRadar Podcast</em> to your iPhone, you can find it on <a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/bikeradar-monthly-02-sram-or-shimano-battle-groupsets/id1461106709?i=1000441491104">iTunes.</a> Alternatively, it can be streamed via <a href="https://open.spotify.com/episode/6ere0SEdzoj4a4pI9q2Dcf">Spotify</a> and all the other usual podcast services.</p>
<h2>Previous <em>BikeRadar</em> <em>Podcast</em> episodes</h2>
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<a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-podcast-1/">Episode 1 — <em>Cycling Plus</em>‘ Bike of the Year Special</a> (<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/6aLvE13Bge7WC7AWbiR3LS?si=Rg6LZGRrRqGinJtE4uKHxQ">Spotify</a>/<a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/cycling-plus-bike-of-the-year-special/id1461106709?i=1000436456121">iTunes</a>)</li>
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<a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-podcast-2/">Episode 2 — <em>MBUK</em>‘s Trail Bike of the Year Special</a> (<a href="https://open.spotify.com/episode/7M96zuMyt5OWlv83PwjMwg?si=oUeQ0t8_SW-Hk7URSc9RmA">Spotify</a>/<a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/mbuks-trail-bike-of-the-year-special/id1461106709?i=1000437715716">iTunes</a>)</li>
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<a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-podcast-3/">Episode 3 — The <em>BikeRadar</em> Podcast | How do £10k bikes even exist?</a> (<a href="https://open.spotify.com/episode/5NbmsbZyu0SbhCdaRCF9dr">Spotify</a>/<a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/first-bikeradar-monthly-super-bikes-helmet-tech-e-road/id1461106709?i=1000438618151">iTunes</a>)</li>
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<a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-podcast-ep4-sram-or-shimano/">Episode 4 — The <em>BikeRadar</em> Podcast | SRAM versus Shimano, and more!</a> (<a href="https://open.spotify.com/episode/6ere0SEdzoj4a4pI9q2Dcf">Spotify</a>/<a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/bikeradar-monthly-02-sram-or-shimano-battle-groupsets/id1461106709?i=1000441491104">iTunes</a>)</li>
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<a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-podcast-ep-5-bikes-look-the-same/">Episode 5 — The <em>BikeRadar</em> Podcast | Why do all bikes look the same?</a> (<a href="https://open.spotify.com/episode/3TpNy6GKMRNt9jP0CEj8CW">Spotify</a>/<a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/bikeradar-monthly-03-why-do-bikes-all-look-the-same/id1461106709?i=1000444300267">iTunes</a>)</li>
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<a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-podcast-ep-6-is-it-time-to-ditch-the-rules/">Episode 6 – The <em>BikeRadar</em> Podcast | Is it time to ditch ‘The Rules’?</a> (<a href="https://open.spotify.com/episode/48cAGvQ2ssETxJYfVMlLO3">Spotify</a>/<a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/bikeradar-monthly-04-is-it-time-to-ditch-the-rules/id1461106709?i=1000446510738">iTunes</a>)</li>
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<h2 class="mceTemp">Previous <em>BikeRadar Tech Talk Podcast</em> episodes</h2>
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<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-tech-talk-podcast-1-fork-offset/"><em>Bik</em><em>eRadar Tech Talk Podcast</em> Ep 1: Fork Offset — all you need to know</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-tech-talk-podcast-ep-2-mountain-bike-suspension-dampers/"><em>BikeRadar Tech Talk Podcast</em> Ep 2: Mountain bike suspension dampers</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-tech-talk-podcast-ep-3-mountain-bike-geometry/"><em>BikeRadar Tech Talk Podcast</em> Ep 3: Mountain bike geometry</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-tech-talk-podcast-ep-4-linkage-forks/"><em>BikeRadar Tech Talk Podcast</em> Ep 4: Linkage forks</a></li>
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