Presta vs. Schrader valves

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Presta valves are usually seen on higher end bikes with narrower rims. There is a common misconception that Presta valves are better for the higher pressures used in high performance bicycle tyres.
The links below should help make it clear that this is not necessarily true.

http://www.geocities.com/cyqlist/valve.html

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/brandt/presta-schrader.html

http://ebent.wordpress.com/2006/05/19/what-type-of-valve-to-use-for-touring-schrader-or-presta/

http://www.faqs.org/faqs/bicycles-faq/part3/section-26.html

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