Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
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Flex the cut open and look into it to see if any of the cord is cut. If so you might want to reinforce the area from the inside. If the cord is fine, glue the cut closed or, if a chunk of rubber is torn out use some filler. The tread rubber provides traction and protects the cord which gives the tire it's strength.
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