Is the tubeless system flawed for narrower tyres?

Do the higher pressures of road tyres really make a qualitive difference?

It’s been quite a while now since the cycling world’s first adoption of tubeless technology. Since then, it’s become ubiquitous in the off-road world, with clincher versions of the top end tyres dropped from the lines years ago.

But despite the industry’s efforts to inculcate a similar transformation out on the road, it’s fair to say that the reception has continued to be rather lukewarm.

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