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Old 09-13-21, 06:25 PM
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I got a pair of the Chaoyang Big Daddy. Good price, $75 for the pair, delivered. But these suckers will NOT seal up tubeless. I use ghetto (split-tube), which has always been easy for me before, presumably because the thickeness of that split tube in there. But amount of pulling the bead toward the rim, or stuffing zipties under the split tube to force it against the tire, or blasting with air compressor, was able to even make the tire pulsate.

Giving up for now, and resorting to tubes. Which I have to order. You think for 29x3 I can get away with tubes listed as 29x2.4-2.8?

I'm hoping after like 50 miles of riding with tubes the tires will be broken in and cornformed sufficiently to the rims that I can try again with the tubeless.
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