Inside tubes aren’t useless, however on the planet of high-end gravel and CX, they’re positively diminished. Tubolito is hoping to vary that with the introduction of their new X-Tubo CX/Gravel internal tube. Not solely is it a really gentle tube, however it additionally claims to drastically improve flat safety.
Initially created for the world of commuter and metropolis bikes, the Tubolito X-Tubo expertise was created to supply the very best degree of flat safety from their thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) tubes. The fabric will supposedly struggle off punctures from nails and thorns as much as 20mm. They’re so assured within the tech that they provide a one-year guarantee towards “all flats in day by day use.” In the event you do get a puncture, you’ll must ship the tube again to Tubolito they usually’ll ship you a substitute.
The brand new X-Tubo CX/Gravel is designed to suit tires from 30-50mm in width, features a 60mm presta valve, and weighs in at 130g. As regular, the Tubolito internal tube is pretty costly, with these promoting for €29.95.