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Old 09-16-13, 03:02 PM   #1
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Rim Strip for 20" (451) Wheels?

I had a flat today -- very odd, I rode over 100km, put the bike in the car, came back and the tire was flat and burst on the inner (rim) side.... anyway, there is a tear in the rim strip. Looks like it might have always been there? I'm having trouble find a source for appropriate replacements -- anyone have suggestions?

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I prefer cloth rim tape like Velox... the thinnest that would fit yet cover spoke nipples.
http://www.niagaracycle.com/categori...16-single-roll


For double wall rims I like using hole plugs.
http://www.niagaracycle.com/categori...oles-bag-of-72
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I'll have to second Bass's comments... I'm a Velox cloth rim tape user.

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I prefer cloth rim tape like Velox... the thinnest that would fit yet cover spoke nipples.
http://www.niagaracycle.com/categori...16-single-roll


For double wall rims I like using hole plugs.
http://www.niagaracycle.com/categori...oles-bag-of-72
i have this on my Schwalbe Kojaks : THIS TAPE
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Old 09-16-13, 03:35 PM   #5
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Another vote for Velox. Install once and it's good for the life of the wheel. Best stuff there is.
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I iike Velo Plugs also ... one advantage is easier tire installs with very hard to fit tires ..
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I iike Velo Plugs also ... one advantage is easier tire installs with very hard to fit tires ..
That's exactly why I like using them or the thinnest possible rim tape. It makes a huge difference when having to repair a puncture in cold weather.
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Sapience do an excellent rim tape.
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personally, i always follow the advice of the most interesting man in the world...

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