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Old 01-20-08, 11:29 AM
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Originally Posted by froze View Post
Two things I forgot to mention in regards to tire liners.

First thing is that you have to sand down the edge of the liner that will be in contact with the tube because it will eventually rub a hole in thin tubes.
Froze, well said. I had some Slime liners that wore long cuts into the tube, leading to holes after five or six mountain bike rides. The edge of the liners left a distinct mark around the tube, and it wasn't difficult to correlate the slices in the tube to the liner. Needless to say, I was not impressed with Slime tire liners.

I've used Mr Tuffy liners in the past with better success, but I did wear a hole in the tube at the liner overlap after a year or so of use. I could live with annual tube replacement.
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