Schrader vs Presta – which valve standard is best for you?

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Lance Branquinho

Lance Branquinho is a Namibian-born media professional who graduated to mountain biking after injuries curtailed his fascination with trail running. He has a weakness for British steel hardtails, especially those which only run a single gear. Lance is an award-winning writer who has contributed to myriad piblications all over the world including Cyclingnews, Bike Perfect, MBR, Topgear, TopCar and Car magazine.


1 year 9 months ago

It's nonsense to say that deflating a Schrader valve is difficult, and you'd need to be hopelessly incompetent to damage it while doing so.