Question: I'm new to cycling and have seen road tires described as "clinchers." What's a clincher? -- Derrick P. … [Read more...] about Clincher Tire versus Tubular Tire? What’s the Difference for Cycling?
Question: I'm interested in long-distance riding and want the smoothest-rolling, most puncture-resistant tires I can get. Cost is no problem. I'll skimp on other equipment to get the best tires. Should they be clinchers or tubulars? -- Nelson P. Coach Fred Matheny Replies: At this point in the history of the pneumatic tire, clinchers are the clear-cut choice. Thirty … [Read more...] about Which Is Better for Long Rides, Clinchers or Tubulars?