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Hey,

so my order came today from pricepoint...i got a number of things, new computer, bag, etc...but i ordered 2 new tubes, cause they were cheap....so i figured id stick to schreader valves cause i know what they are and stuff...

HOwever...pricepoint decided to send my presta valves instead...

this isnt a huge problem, my pump is capable of automatically fitting both types. i just am confused...are prestas newer/better?? or is it just a different system for the same goal/..?


thanks..
 

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Heeeeeere we go again. This gets argued/discussed monthly (weekly) ad nauseum. Try the search function.
 

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i dont want to start an arguement...i just wondered about the differences in terms of riding....
 

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k1lluaA said:
i dont want to start an arguement...i just wondered about the differences in terms of riding....
It's all in the archives. Over & over & over. :madman:

Difference in riding? You'll never notice what valve you have.
 

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heh, alright...ill forget i ever asked
 

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bah, a grommet for filling a tiny hole, what a pain in my ass... curse you pricepoint..


oh and btw mike, i did look up presta in the search function, which is why i decided to say "ill forget i ever asked" because like most things around here...if you ask a simple question regarding the differences between something, you open up the forum to all the ****ing retards who want to turn every thread into a flame off...and inevitably people will forget the orignal question and start arguing about stupid ****.... ie. if you search "presta vs shrader" you get a glorius post that turned into a debate over wal-mart clothing and france, insterad of the orignal post...


but anyways.... thanks for the help guys...hopefully i dont have to get a stupid pulg for my rims...
 

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k1lluaA said:
bah, a grommet for filling a tiny hole, what a pain in my ass... curse you pricepoint..............hopefully i dont have to get a stupid pulg for my rims...
And I went for years with Schrader drilled rims, Presta valves and NO plugs - without problem. Go figure.
 

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Mike T. said:
And I went for years with Schrader drilled rims, Presta valves and NO plugs - without problem. Go figure.
Why deliberately use a presta tube with a schrader drilled rim without an insert? Is it the price of a new tube/insert or the labor required to swap the tube?
 

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I use a schrader valve w/ a presta drilled rim -
It just takes a vice, a ball-peen hammer, a come-along strap, some screwdrivers, 1/2 a hacksaw, and some elbow grease and it's good to go!
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Why deliberately use a presta tube with a schrader drilled rim without an insert?
I knew it would work fine and it did. There was no need to save time or money but no need to spend any unnecessarily either.
 

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I've been using a presta tube in a schrader drilled rim for a few months with no problems. I see no reason to buy an insert. If something happens to it then I'll put a schrader tube in it's place, unless I don't have any laying around, then it'll be another presta tube.

However, if I ordered schrader and was sent presta I'd probably make a stink about it...
 

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I knew it would work fine and it did. There was no need to save time or money but no need to spend any unnecessarily either.
That's logical.

k1lluaA,
Just get an insert and call it a day. It's a simple solution and it reduces the possibility of a problem.
 

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I'd just shoot pricepoint a nice polite email.
They'll prolly just send you the correct tubes and tell you to keep the prestas. I bet.
they have great CS, and I have delt with them several times.
 
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