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Old 07-01-07, 06:24 PM   #1
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Flat tires....

..suck nuts! Flat back tires just SUCK! If someone invents a unflatable tire, please let me know!!

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Old 07-01-07, 06:35 PM   #2
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Consider yourself lucky. I blew 3 today. Old rim tape [shakes fist]
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Old 07-01-07, 07:00 PM   #3
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Consider yourself lucky. I blew 3 today. Old rim tape [shakes fist]
"roughrider", eh...
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Old 07-01-07, 07:11 PM   #4
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The sell tubeless tires. Expensive though.
For 20" rims?
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Old 07-01-07, 08:26 PM   #5
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Hhaha yes flat tires suck.
the only thing that sucks more then flat tires? Flat tire by hitting a pot hole with possibility of sidewall being ripped on brand new gatorskins in the pouring rain
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Old 07-01-07, 08:34 PM   #6
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Check out these air-less tires

http://www.flatfreeusa.com/eng/produ...Bikes&cat_id=7

http://www.bikemania.biz/category_s/173.htm
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Old 07-01-07, 09:07 PM   #7
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www.airfreetires.com is another site to consider. Not a plug just a note.
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Old 07-02-07, 07:35 AM   #8
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Mr. Tuffys seem to have made mine pretty flat proof, went from 2-3 a month riding, to just the occasional user error when I'm not paying attention while swapping tires for diff. conditions.
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Old 07-02-07, 04:23 PM   #9
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2 layers of inner tubes flat free since 99
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Old 07-02-07, 04:24 PM   #10
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Tire liners.
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Old 07-02-07, 04:33 PM   #11
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Ride on the rims, you'll never have a flat again. Let us know if any spoke shaped pieces of metal jab you in the arse.
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Old 07-02-07, 04:55 PM   #12
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Okay, if Jon is now giving bike maintenance and repair tips, Armageddon cannot be far off.
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Old 07-02-07, 04:58 PM   #13
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My elite bike maintenance tips have left many happy customers I'll have you know.

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Old 07-02-07, 05:59 PM   #14
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Get one of those middle of the road knobbie tire sets (like on wally's world bikes), cut it, and use it as a liner for a larger slick. Just about anything that gets through the slick just sits in the space between the slick and cut knobbie. I went from one 5 mile ride with three flats, to no flats for months with this idea from my friend's dad. Crr increases, but it's worth it if you have lots of glass/goat heads/etc...
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Old 07-02-07, 07:01 PM   #15
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..suck nuts! Flat back tires just SUCK! If someone invents a unflatable tire, please let me know!!

Well that sucks big time .
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