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Old 07-12-20, 08:34 PM
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Originally Posted by 5282guy View Post
I have gotten enough flats to know how to do that. I always partially fill the tube first. Regardless of this incident, I have had more flats from thorns with the Armadillo tire than with regular tires.

Also, the tube was last replaced roughly 200 miles ago. I could be wrong but I think if it were pinched it would have blown out long ago.
If you have problems with thorns, my reading tells me that tubeless conversion will be effective. Or else you can try tire liners, but they do add weight and don't protect the sidewall.
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