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Are these tubeless compatible rims?

Old 08-20-20, 09:52 PM
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Are these tubeless compatible rims?

I have a Cannondale Catalyst I bought a couple of years ago and am wondering if the rims (Alex DC 5.0) are tubeless compatible. I canít find anything on the Alex site about these rims. The tires that came with the bike (WTB Bee Line) say tubeless ready on them, but that doesnít necessarily mean the wheels are.
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Old 08-21-20, 06:43 AM
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I don't believe those rims can be run tubeless. It's ok to put tubeless tires on those rims and put a tube in. Tubeless..... the rim probably won't seal.
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Without a hooked rim a tubeless setup may not hold air.
Chanced are good that with a proper tape-job, stems, and sealant, they will hold air.

Tubes are SO cheap and easy - is there a particular reason for wanting to go tubeless?
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