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Old 07-02-02, 10:42 PM   #1
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Sliming tubes???

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Old 07-02-02, 10:46 PM   #2
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Putting Slime, (a tire sealant), in the tube to prevent leaks from small punctures. They also sell tubes with slime already in them.
Slime is a brand name of sealant but there are others.
http://www.slime.com
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Old 07-02-02, 10:50 PM   #3
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weighs you down a lil bit if you're picky about that... then again, i just popped my tire today also slime only works for like small punctures 1/8 inch in diameter
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Old 07-04-02, 11:38 AM   #4
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Iíve only had problems when I added slim to my tubes. First off, it never prevented my flats, even the smallest thorns gave me problems. Second, once a flat occurred the slim leaked everywhere (not a major problem mind you, but it still caused me to clean my rims.)
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Old 07-04-02, 12:42 PM   #5
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We use a product in the store called True Goo. Coupled with a semi descent tire liner, we give a gurantee of 1 year with no flats. If you do then yu get a tube for free. So far we have not gotten anyone back in. Yes it adds weight but.....
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