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Old 03-18-19, 05:09 PM
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I'd also check the rim tape and make sure it's fully covering the nipple head or the hole in the rim (depending on rim style). A tube exploding means the tube is freely able to expand somewhere. I do as Clifford suggests. I fill my tires to 20psi first and then check the tire, normally bouncing it around to seat things. I then bring it up to pressure.

Originally Posted by JKjks View Post
So I’m basically over-inflating the tube? Thank you. I’ll try with a lower pressure and make sure the tire is seated correctly. My son is definitely under 100lb.
No you are inflating it as you should. The tire it rated for more pressure than you are using. Something else is the cause of the problem. Check the tape first, then check that the tire seats properly as you inflate the tire.
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