Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Ffld Cnty Connecticut
Bikes: Old Steelies I made, Old Cannondales
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I use the smallest patch available so it doesn't have to curve as much. Recently I put the tube in the vise LIGHTLY to keep the patch flat against the tube while it cured. Also, I sometimes leave the thin plastic on because it seems that trying to peel it off sometimes pulls the patch with it.
Bikes: Old steel race bikes, old Cannondale race bikes, less old Cannondale race bike, crappy old mtn bike