Just Went Tubeless-Wish Me Luck

After buying my new steed this year (BMC Time Machine) I finally got around to ordering my second/race wheelset for it. I wound up going tubeless since they were out of the tubulars. This will be the first set I’ve ever owned or used after riding for…many years.
I’m having my team mechanic install and prep them for me, which takes the headache away, but I’ve never actually lived with them. Anyone have any tips for me? I’m sure there’s a long forum post about them somewhere, but I’m just looking for a few quick anecdotes and tips from people who use them regularly.
Keep in mind the set will only be raced, and I have another set of clinchers, so the whole ‘hassle to replace’ thing is irrelevant in a race situation.
PS-I will post a pic of the finished product this week when they are all done.

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As a result, I am very tempted to merge this with the long running thread.

Age (dates) are only numbers :wink:

The reality is that thread contains a HUGE amount of worthwhile experiences and info that directly address your question:

Notably, despite the old origin, there were posts as recent as April for making it properly active to continue discussion.

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