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Old 06-07-21, 01:51 PM
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Patch for tubeless

Grateful if anybody can assist:
I got 2 deep scratches on a road bike tubeless tire: the rubber was "cut" and abraded up to the fabric. Although the fabric seems to be ok, I would like to enforce the tire with an internal patch. however, I can not find special tubeless internal patches in my region.
The question is: would a normal patch (for tubes) do the job for a tubeless as well?

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Old 06-07-21, 02:10 PM
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My initial thought was radial tire patches.
Use a good vulcanizing compound, let it dry & apply. They're like tube patches but way tougher. Probably way overkill if the threads of the casing are undamaged. Think of it like a permanent Park Tool tire boot.

If you have any Shoo-Goo around you might just seal up the cut rubber from the outside. It'd be easier & cheaper.
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Old 06-08-21, 02:29 AM
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buy radial tire patches...harbor freight may have best price.
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Rema makes a tubeless patch kit.
The patches appear to be fabric reinforced.

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Old 06-09-21, 04:53 AM
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I've been using regular Rema patches inside my tubeless tires for years. I wouldn't use them for a structural repair, but they work great to cover the holes that required a plug. Any tire that has a cut large enough to warrant a fabric patch goes in the trash.
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