Home Vision World THE BENEFITS OF TUBELESS READY WHEELS VISION NEWS FROM TOUR DE FRANCE TIME TRIAL NEW METRON TFE PRO EXTENSIONS READY TO FACE THE TIME TRIAL OF GIRO D’ITALIA. EF Pro Cyling TT Tubeless ready wheels (Ph.Gruber) 25 Sep 2020 THE BENEFITS OF TUBELESS READY WHEELS Riding with tubeless-ready wheels is a trend that originated from mountain biking. In addition to better rolling resistance, one of the main advantages of running tubeless tires and wheels is that you can continue riding even if you get small punctures in your tire. DISCOVERING A TUBELESS READY WHEELTubeless-ready construction allows a special tubeless tire to be mounted to your wheel without an inner tube. Liquid latex sealant is then added inside the tire to seal air leaks in the event of a puncture, which allows you to continue riding without the hassle of changing a tube.The tubeless-ready wheel has a different profile than clincher rims. First, in an aluminium rim, it is a welded as opposed to pinned. In a carbon rim, the continuous carbon fiber construction lends itself to creating a smooth tire bed. Finally, just to the side of the sealed internal channel run two lips or ridges which have the purpose of maintaining the position of the tire on the rim to ensure that the seal remains even under low tire pressure. <CLICK HERE> to discover Vision wheels range. THE BENEFITS OF TUBELESS TIRES AND WHEELS SYSTEM:1) Better pressure retention in case of punctureBy removing the inner tube from the system, the risk of a pinch flat is reduced to nearly “zero”. This means that even if you get a small puncture in your tire, you are highly unlikely to go completely flat before the liquid latex reseals the system so you can continue riding.2) Greater smoothnessThe tubeless setup has a much smoother ride profile than a traditional clincher or a tubular tire, which has always been considered the gold standard in competition tires. This is due to the lack of friction between the tire and the inner tube, which from a mechanical point of view, is the aspect that most affects the rolling resistance of the tire.3) These wheels work at lower average tire pressures, allowing gains in both comfort and traction.Riding on lower tire pressures will allow your tires to adapt to the contours and conditions of the road and provides you with a more comfortable and responsive ride. The reduced tire pressure also provides an increased and consistent contact patch between the tire and the road. With more surface area on the road, you get increased grip, hence more traction and continuous contact with the pavement. Read also: METRON TUBELESS WHEELS GET THE TRIUMPH IN COLOMBIA! Related News 13 Apr 2021 METRON TFE EXTENSIONS AND VISION CLIP-ON FOR TRIATHLON Clip-on extensions are the right weapon to make any bike perform in 18 Dec 2020 XMAS HIGHLIGHTS: NEW TC WHEELS On the lookout for some new carbon wheels, but don’t have hug 9 Dec 2020 XMAS HIGHLIGHTS: METRON AERO HANDLEBAR Looking for a bicycle handlebar upgrade this Christmas?