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    Senior Member hamish5178's Avatar
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    There's got to be a catch. . .

    Quote Originally Posted by hairnet View Post
    It's a fixie, reasonablility was never a factor.
    My poser bike

    my non-poser bike?

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    That's pretty sweet.

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    You that worried about flats that you need a C shaped inner tube? Might not be bad if you just use it as a spare – at least you wouldn’t need a wrench to get the wheel off. Still, I don’t think I’ll be buying one.

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    I use a repair kit when I get flats rather than carrying a spare tube, You can fix punctures without taking the wheel off using the same method. I guess to remove the old tube they have to cut it in half. I think I'd rather just patch and reuse.

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    Specialized made that in the late 90's....called it the "dirt worm"...didn't catch on obviously.

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    Could be good for bikes with Sturmey Archer hubs, those can be a ***** to fix a flat on ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by jet sanchEz View Post
    Could be good for bikes with Sturmey Archer hubs, those can be a ***** to fix a flat on ....
    Exactly. There are instances where this would come in really handy - like on a bike with fenders and rear-facing dropouts...ahem....track ends.

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    Its clearly a bmx product. BMX ridign causes a lot of pinch flats, especially if you land short on a curb or stair, and with a lot of street riding pegs are on at least one side making wheels harder to get off.

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    not sure if you could apply something like that to a tubeless tire and just not get flats for the life of your tire. I'm not sure what kind of pressure limitations it has or how much weight it would add

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