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Old 05-16-07, 03:50 PM   #1
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A bike question

So I was out riding yesterday when I heard the definite sounds of a leak from my rear tire. Since I was in a place where I really couldn't stop I rode on a little ways. By the time I stopped, so had the leak (?!?). Today at lunch I went out to my car to (briefly) look at the tire. It hadn't lost anymore air, and when I tried to put air in I couldn't get the pump to register over 40 psi but I can tell there is clearly more air than that in the tire.

My question is...uh....what the hell?
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Old 05-16-07, 03:52 PM   #2
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check your tire guage...and your hearing
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Old 05-17-07, 07:22 AM   #3
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It's possible the inner seal of your tube's valve is failing.
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Old 05-17-07, 10:43 AM   #4
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It's possible the inner seal of your tube's valve is failing.
That's what I'm thinking. Did you try to reposition the pump chuck on the valve?
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