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Holes (not spoke) on inside of rim.

Old 06-07-21, 01:48 PM
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Holes (not spoke) on inside of rim.

I was replacing a tire on a new bike and saw these holes which are not covered by the rim strip. They are on both sides of the rim so if I cover one side, the other side is visible. Running tubes.

Do I need to worry about them?
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Old 06-07-21, 02:54 PM
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Nothing to worry about. I had rims with them before. I'd only be guessing. Maybe something just for manufacturing like drain holes for something they dip it in that wouldn't drain from between the double walls otherwise.

Or maybe they let air escape from between tube tire and rim when you inflate the tube.
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Old 06-07-21, 03:04 PM
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As Iride01 posted they're not a problem. Vent holes of some type. The tire bead covers them.
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