Originally Posted by RideFreak
I just knew I would be fixing a flat on the front, didn't happen, drooled fork oil everywhere but the tube held. 99% of that riding could have been done with less pressure but that one instance I needed the 18psi. Sometimes we ride at a pretty good clip close together so you don't always have the luxury of picking the line you want, in those situations the extra pressure is really helpfull.
Agreed. I typically run a bit higher pressure too. I'll sacrifice a bit of traction to avoid flats. Thanks!