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Old 07-11-18, 02:13 PM
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Originally Posted by u235 View Post
I have a love/hate relationship with TL. When it works, it is great, when it doesn't, it sucks...
Good writeup. the bad part about tubless is that there are no standards - so one person's experience may be very different from anothers.

I haven't had the sticking to the bead problem except with some old UST tubless tires/wheels.
Most of your other issues I have solved by using to essentially give my tubless tires a complete sealed air chamber (kinda like tubular tires). They also eliminate the need for a compressor.
As for the inner tube sticking - try coating the tire/tube with baby poweder.
I have some tires/wheel combos that are a nightmare to set up, some that are easy to set up, and have heard of many others having blowoffs when they don't set properly.
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