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Old 11-29-06, 08:04 PM   #1
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Puncture wound after 2500 miles

Hey guys, I just did a double patch (Nail entered tube through one side, came out almost exactly opposite side). Is this okay to ride on or should I expect a tube failure?

Heres a picture of that rotten little nail by the way :

puncture flat
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Old 11-29-06, 08:09 PM   #2
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Your tube doesn't care where the patches are. As long as they are sealed good.
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Old 11-29-06, 08:10 PM   #3
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A decent patch should hold just fine.

I know people who will toss 10 patches on a tube and it still holds air just fine.
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weren't you ever a dumb kid riding around on a tube with like 8 patches over snakebite punctures from banging into curbs ??

i was once

im just a littel bit older now
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A decent patch should hold just fine.

I know people who will toss 10 patches on a tube and it still holds air just fine.

Until the eleventh flat.,,,,BD
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