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Old 08-02-09, 02:49 PM   #1
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What to do about thorns in my tires ?

I have quite a bit of thorns in my tires, they are visible from the outside. The tires have never gotten flat, given that I run Slime tubes. So I was wondering if I was supposed to pull them out, or if that would ruin the tube and I should just leave them there. Any ideas?
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pull them out.
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pull them out.
Really ? Not what I was expecting. Have you done it ?
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Your supposed to pull foreign debris out of your rubber.

Cause if not, it will just keep attacking the tubes.

slime can only fix so much. and is not meant as a permanent fix.



IDK, anyone else here object?
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Pull them out, then give the wheel a spin to distribute the slime. You might have to top off the pressure once it seals. If you leave them in, no big deal, really.
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Your supposed to pull foreign debris out of your rubber.


Well now, how did you get foreign debris in there?
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I was waiting for someone to take that down the wrong road lol..

Didnt take long


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Well now, how did you get foreign debris in there?
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Statistically speaking, Slime may be only 99% effective but if the thorns are adding some um... adventure then that can be beneficial on different levels. Or you can remove the thorns, run Slime, liners and Kevlar tires but the lack of sensitivity may detract from the overall experience.
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