Originally Posted by NWRambler
Sounds like good advice, Stretch. I did a little more looking around and found this: http://www.buchananspokes.net/catego...eous_tools.asp
Seems like a more prudent approach. When the spring rubber goes on, I think I might give them a try. I still need to figure out how many it takes to have any real effect. Anybody got any experience with these?
The screws will function like a rim lock UNTIL you have a flat. If you try to ride on the flat there is some possibility they will release the bead (rim locks won't) and make a mess of the tire bead. Then there is the issue of field repair... gonna take a while to back out all those screws on the side of the trail. I hate rim locks but they do work. I expect that if I had to repair a flat in the woods I would hate bead screws even more.