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Replace tyre with new, or an old one with some life

Old 05-13-19, 12:27 PM
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Replace tyre with new, or an old one with some life

On the weekend my rear tubeless Pro One took on a puncture. The sealant did its job and I was able to finish my ride. Heck, I was even able to get in another 135k ride on the tyre.

But alas, now the tyre seems to be done.

I have an older/used Pro One at home with approx 2,800k on it that I took off a wheelset before selling it.

Am I better off putting on a new rear tyre, or eeking out some more life from the used Pro One?
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Old 05-13-19, 02:54 PM
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How good at changing tyres are you? How much do you like or dislike changing tyres? How important are your next upcoming rides?
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If you're going to run it tubeless and you have reason to believe that, short of a cut/slash, you'll get at least another month out of it, I'd pop it on.
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Thanks folks. Ended up putting the older tyre on it. By the time the older Pro One wears out, the front tyre will need replacing too.

I'm kind of OCD that way. I like my front and rear tyres to match/be the same brand.

Put the new/use tyre on last night.
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