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Old 02-19-09, 09:50 AM
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Originally Posted by AndrewP View Post
The new tube was pinched under the bead when he installed it
OR the rim strip had slipped, exposing a spoke hole which sliced the tube, OR the tire had a defective bead which didn't hold - both of which are reasons I've had explosive blowouts on bikes I wasn't actually riding at the moment of the explosion.

The time that I pinched a tube on installation it didn't cause a blowout, the tube just wouldn't air up to pressure.
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