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Old 08-18-18, 02:57 PM
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Tubeless tires

Can any mountain bike tire be set up as tubeless? I have two new tire that are not "tubeless ready" tires are Schwalbe Knobby Nic perfomance level.
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Old 08-19-18, 07:00 AM
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Yes and no. Yes you generally can, but the beads will be prone to popping off and it will take much more sealant to get it to stop seeping.
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I believe that tubeless ready tires have a compound that resists air loss. Tubed tires don't have that issue. Some day I'll get proper tubeless rims but am so far using tubeless ready tires (Schwalbe Almotion) on non-tubeless rims and have had mostly good success.
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Well I mounted one of them up and used it today seems to be working fine.
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