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How do you deal with bald tires?


Old 10-10-18, 01:03 PM
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I usually keep my spare tubes in a zip lock bag to keep dirt and crude off of them. And I always put some tyvek cut from a post offiece envelope in that zip lock. Have never needed to use the tyvek yet, but most certainly if I stop bringing it along I will regret it when I have my next flat.
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I've been keeping spare tubes in old socks (to prevent abrasion, mostly). It wouldn't be a bad idea to wrap a 1" Tyvek around the tube.

Now the real question is, can I remember that great idea long enough to fix a flat and replace the tube?
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I keep spare tubes in those heavy duty plastic foil bags that coffee comes in. Turn the bag inside out so the silver foil side is outside, cut off the excess, and label it with a sharpie (size, valve type, number of patches on the tube). Really tough, pretty much puncture proof. Keep a couple pieces of tyvek in there too.
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