HI FLOW 'NO CLOG' TUBELESS VALVES

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Colour: BLACK

Size: PAIR OF SIZE 4 - RIMS 60-85mm

with screw-on adaptor (Schrader fit): no

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Specifically designed to work with tubeless systems.

76 Projects' HI FLOW valves have 4x the air throughput and a redesigned core that helps prevent sealant build-up.

Tubeless bike tyres and rims were introduced 20 years ago yet tubeless systems still use the Presta valve standard from the 1890's. The clearances in a Presta valve are smaller than the holes that sealant is supposed to be able to block so it's no surprise that the valves get clogged.

  • 'No Clog' internals - Greatly increased clearances prevent sealant build up*.
  • 4x greater air flow (compared to Presta) - Fill the tyre faster to help seat and seal the bead.
  • Sealant can be directly injected through the valve centre (see pic). However, because the valves allow such fast and reliable inflation we recommend adding sealant directly to a unseated section of the tyre.
  • Just 9 grams a pair.
  • High precision CNC machined aluminium.
  • Spare parts available here.
  • Sizes 0 & 1 Compatible with rim protection inserts.
  • Compatible with push-on CO2 inflators, adapter required for screw-on inflators.

 

     

    Specifically designed to work with tubeless systems.

    76 Projects' HI FLOW valves have 4x the air throughput and a redesigned core that helps prevent sealant build-up.

    Tubeless bike tyres and rims were introduced 20 years ago yet tubeless systems still use the Presta valve standard from the 1890's. The clearances in a Presta valve are smaller than the holes that sealant is supposed to be able to block so it's no surprise that the valves get clogged.

    • 'No Clog' internals - Greatly increased clearances prevent sealant build up*.
    • 4x greater air flow (compared to Presta) - Fill the tyre faster to help seat and seal the bead.
    • Sealant can be directly injected through the valve centre (see pic). However, because the valves allow such fast and reliable inflation we recommend adding sealant directly to a unseated section of the tyre.
    • Just 9 grams a pair.
    • High precision CNC machined aluminium.
    • Spare parts available here.
    • Sizes 0 & 1 Compatible with rim protection inserts.
    • Compatible with push-on CO2 inflators, adapter required for screw-on inflators.

     

       

      Weight: 9 grams - size 2

      Material: Precision CNC'd Aluminium

      Some sealants with very large particles such as Silca Ultimate may still clog in some circumstances. For these sealants we recommend added directly to the tyre rather than through the valve and also not to remove air via the valve when the valve is at the 6 o'clock position.

      Due to the hi-flow, if the tyre are deflated with the valves at 6 o'clock the sealant may be siphoned out of the tyre. For that reason the valve should be at another position.

      Installation Video (quick)

      Installation Video (full)

      Adding Sealant

      Tip - using a hand pump

      Valve Rebuild

      ‘Hi Flow’ Tubeless Valves – the end of Presta?

      I fitted a pair and BAM! Well actually more a poof! I was able to seat a pair of Schwalbe X-One tyres to some Mavic Open Pro UST rims using just a track pump. It was easy, just a few strokes and up they went. So, so far the ‘Hi Flow’ valves have impressed. They stayed sealed, no leaking around the valve, I’m happy. Cytech Review

      Bike Rumour

      If you're constantly unclocking clogged Presta valves or running a tubeless setup, the 76 Projects HI FLOW 'No Clog' Tubeless Valves are an absolute must-have. Although it takes a little more to install them, they perform exactly as promised, making tyre inflation much quicker and easier at a price that's incredibly competitive to traditional tubeless valves. These valves may just spell the death of Presta. Off.road.cc

      We hate it went a product has to be junked when a part can't be replaced. If spares aren't listed email us and we'll see if we can help.

      Spare parts available here.

      Adapters for screw on pumps available here

      HI FLOW VALVE OVERVIEW

      Despite fitting in the same size valve hole and using the same pumps as presta Hi Flow valves have a unique precision CNC'd construction which enables 4x the airflow.

      HI FLOW 'NO CLOG'

      Hi Flow Valves valves feature a unique hollow precision CNC'd stainless steel valve core. In combination with the wider 'transfer chamber' section it means that 4x the air flow is achieved versus a presta valve.

      The greatly increased clearances also mean that clogging is far less likely. Whereas the clearances in a Presta valve are smaller than the holes that sealant is supposed to be able to block so it's no surprise that they get clogged.

      VALVE SIZES

      Size 0 - 09-20mm rim height* Compatible with rim inserts - MTB

      Size 1 - 15-35mm rim height* Compatible with rim inserts - MTB / GRAVEL / ROAD

      Size 2 - 30-50mm rim height* - GRAVEL / AERO ROAD

      Size 3 - 45-65mm rim height* - DEEP SECTION AERO

      Size 4 - 60-85mm rim height* - DEEP SECTION AERO

      *unlike normal valves our HI Flow valves are specified by the rim height rather than the valve length.

      ADDING SEALANT

      Sealant may be added directly through the hollow valve core via a tube with an internal diameter of 5mm. However, we always recommend unseating a section of tyre and putting sealant directly in. That way the sealant level can be observed. Because of the hi-flow nature the direct method is much easier than with presta valves.
      See video for tips on adding sealant.

      *Some sealants with very large particles such as Silca Ultimate may still clog in some circumstances. For these sealants we recommend added directly to the tyre rather than through the valve.

      PUMP COMPATIBILITY

      Our Hi Flow valves work with pumps lever lock style heads.
      Screw-on style heads such as found on Lezyne hand pumps, or push-on* such as the Lezyne speed chuck will require an adapter.

      Adapters are available to fit Presta or Schrader style pump heads. Schrader is the version supplied if you select the option to buy with valves on this page.

      *No adapter required for One Up EDC pump. Topeak Smart Heads also require an adapter. .

      Installation Guide (full version)

      Customer Reviews

      Based on 34 reviews
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      Philip Dirks
      Cable ties

      These are very best cable ties I’ve ever used. I haven’t used the valves yet, but I’m excited to try them.

      G
      George Tapley
      Great valve that does not break the bank.

      An absolutely amazing valve that is easy to inflate a tire with, does not clog and seats a tire easily.

      A
      A. Mehta
      Not that easy

      First, there are zero instruction that come with the valve. Second, the little end nut that goes on the end of the valve screw comes off when you unscrew the plastic cap - but it still looks like the Fillmore valve. However, when you try pumping it up without that end nut, you will end up bending that valve head rendering your valve useless. Have Fillmore valves on another bike and most likely will go back to those. Not impressed by these.

      R
      Rolando Estrada
      3rd set for our bikes

      Putting a pair on a 3rd family bike. They work great and make inflation a breeze. Highly recommend if you are going tubeless.

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      Dean Haried
      Sound Good

      I didn't actually end up using the valves. Concept sounds good and I really wanted to use them but I have Vittoria inserts and they aren't compatible in the longer lengths. So I returned them.