Keeping up with the Joneses

The aging Nokian NBX tyres I’ve been running on the 456 for a while have been replaced with a new set of Bontrager Jones ACX tyres in a generous 2.35" size. This is a fairly unremarkable event, but gave me the ideal opportunity to post and entry with the above title. I’d heard rumours of them being fairly trick to fit as they are the tubeless-ready version. However the front went on with very little trouble, but getting the first bead on the back wheel was a bit of a chore, especially when I had to remove and refit it as the logo wasn’t lined up with the valve-hole properly.

This mornings breakfast was partaken of at the excellent Velo Lounge, a full english with a side order of fries, washed down with two mugs of coffee. A very welcome meal given that I hadn’t eaten since Nandos yesterday lunchtime.

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5 Responses to Keeping up with the Joneses

  1. Simon says:

    Hey, who said that you were allowed to copy my tyre choice?

  2. rich says:

    I’ve been running them on the 69er for over a year already :)

  3. Father says:

    I’ve just heard my first cuckoo of the year and i had to come all the way to France……

  4. Olly says:

    Is it just me who doesn’t give a flying fish if the logo doesn’t line up with the valve hole?

  5. Rich says:

    It can make it easier to find the valve.