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    Blown Tube Question

    I was out on a ride yesterday when my front tube blew, it caused my tire to come out of the clincher wheel.

    My question is this: Should I replace the tire? Is it possibly comprised since being blown off of the rim? I have changed tubes and re-inflated and it seems fine so far, I just don't want to ride on a wheel that has been weakened.

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    Quote Originally Posted by errodr View Post
    I was out on a ride yesterday when my front tube blew, it caused my tire to come out of the clincher wheel.

    My question is this: Should I replace the tire? Is it possibly comprised since being blown off of the rim? I have changed tubes and re-inflated and it seems fine so far, I just don't want to ride on a wheel that has been weakened.

    Thanks!
    Inspect the tire but you should be fine. Happened to one of the guys I was riding with on Saturday. We replaced the tube and kept on riding like nothing ever happened.
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    Yep. As long as the casing and bead are intact, and there's no bulging once installed, it should be ok.

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    This usually happens because the tube was under the bead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post
    This usually happens because the tube was under the bead.
    Oh, interesting. I did not know that. Thanks for the help!
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