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Old 10-01-19, 04:02 PM
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Flat tire

While getting a flat isnít unusual this one seemed odd. I was talking to my neighbor after my ride, while sitting on my bike we hear a pop and air leaving the front tire. When I get home I pull the tire off there is no holes visible . I pump up the tube and some air is leaking out of the valve only. After putting in the new tube out of curiosity I pump air into the original tube and itís holding air 3 hrs later. What could have caused a sudden loss of air.
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Old 10-02-19, 01:33 PM
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Jedi mind trick? is this your neighbor?

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Old 10-02-19, 06:22 PM
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Gremlins.
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Old 10-02-19, 06:36 PM
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If your tube has a Shrader valve....chances are the valve spring failed while the front wheel was under load.
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Old 10-02-19, 06:39 PM
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If your tube has a Shrader valve....chances are the valve spring failed while the front wheel was under load.
Why don't you just ask him if he's over weight? My money is on the Jedi
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Old 10-02-19, 06:55 PM
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Lol, I will go with the Jedi,while I could stand to lose a few lbs I been riding at this weight for the last few years.
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