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Stan Thomas

Hi Maurice,


I can’t find my mid-1930’s Scott handbook (that’s if it even refers to tyre pressures), and of couse, I don’t know the size of your tyres.

However, the proper way to detemine the correct tyre pressures is to measure the weight on each wheel with you sat on the bike – then refer to the tyre manufacturers’ loading index – which you will find on the internet.

At a guess though, I’d say 28/30 p.s.i. front and 32 p.s.i. back would not be inapproriate pressures – but do check it out – perhaps if you post the tyre sizes someone with the same model/tyre sizes may be able to give better advise than me.