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Old 09-27-08, 12:26 AM
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Tubular sealant questions

Hi

Thinking to start using tubulars Im trying to figure out possible issues.

I know is possible to pre-treat tubs with sealants (Tufo, Vittoria, Schwalbe, ...) in order to contain puncture side effects (air pressure loss for one)
As Ive read these sealants would work for some three months, and then?
Is one supposed to put more sealant in the tyre? Does not the wheight build up?
I plan to use tubulars just for races and dont expect to use them much, so they should be able to see at least a couple of summers, say 24 months = 8 sealant recharges ???

Another point: I use to reduce tyre pressure when not in use (down to 4-5 bar) and pump before use.
(Someone says its senseless, I say different, thats not the point)
Does this mean the sealant would dry even faster due to air exchange?

(As usual) Thanks in advance!
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Old 09-27-08, 12:30 AM
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dont worry about putting it in as a preventitive measure... i just keep one in my back pocket and use it in the event of a puncture.
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If you are just using them for racing I wouldn't worry about it. If you want to try a set for training as well I would try True Goo.
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Why introduce extra rotating weight?
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Originally Posted by dmotoguy View Post
dont worry about putting it in as a preventitive measure... I just keep one in my back pocket and use it in the event of a puncture.
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