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Old 05-04-22, 04:47 PM
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Originally Posted by katsup
For my modern mountain bike, I went tubeless to run lower pressure and help with punctures. My gravel bike see 90% pavement and even though it has tubeless ready rims, I use tubes due to the cleanliness. I also don't want to have to worry about adding sealant every 6 months to more than 1 bike.
I top off sealant once every 60 days and completely clear out dried sealant every 6 months.
I've had two road punctures that the sealant took care of but ended up being the kind of cut that trashes the tire. At least the rides I was on weren't scraped due to the cuts.
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