/ tyre pressure abroad
as title says whrn cycling abroad to you take in to consideration the days getting much warmer?
cycle tyre pressure usually 90-100psi.
When I was cycling in the outback in Queensland Australia one summer I had my touring tyres up at 80-90psi over their recommended 65psi as I had no gauge on my pump and over did it after a puncture. Temps were in the 40-50 region and they didn't explode. Ride comfort and rolling resistance mat have been a little compromised though.
100psi is 100psi whether the temp is 50c or -20c. Just use your usual pressures. However if you put 100psi in a tyre at 2c then take it to somewhere hotter, when you measure the pressure at 25c you'll find its much higher.
Also, if you are flying out, pack your bike with flat tyres.
Don't pack your bike with flat tyres if you can avoid it. You no longer have to and have never needed to. Even if the plane went into space and the hold depressurised it's only one bar difference in pressure.
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