Jon-Michael Deldin

BMX, bike trials, & software from the Pacific Northwest

Just Enough Air Pressure

Photo showing low tire pressure compression in bike trials
30 PSI, 24" Kenda Kiniptions, and a generic tube leave just enough room for a flat-free pedal kick. This strikes a decent balance between pop and responsiveness while minimizing pinch flats when riding street. (20 PSI is fine for my backyard “course”.)

The source of the still:

A scrappy, headless clip of one of my favorite features in Portland. It's always fun to return to this after riding brakeless #bmx for awhile. #portland #downtown #pdx #biketrials

A video posted by Jon-Michael Deldin (@jmdeldin) on

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