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Old 06-16-07, 10:41 AM
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A fe questions on Tubs

Just installing 1st set of tubs - allowing first coat of glue to dry (flwg Park's instructions)..

My questions if anyone knows is :

1. If the tire flats can it be repaired ? if so, how ?

2. Can I use a sealant inside the tire to prevent flats ? like stans - if so how do I put it in ?

Finally does anyone carry a spare tire and attempt to change it in a race ? or accept if they flat they just pull out of the race ? My tubs are only for racing.....

Thanks..
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1. Yes they can be repaired. remove the tire; undo the threads, repair, sew it back up.
2. Vittoria Pit stop. I use it on clinchers too
3. Most racers have a spare set of wheels in the pit. no time for repairs.
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Old 06-16-07, 10:59 AM
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Thanks Dubbayoo..

Does the Vittoria pit stop come with a funnel type top to pour it in or how else do you get the sealant in the small hole ?

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it works just like a CO2 cartridge; very simple.
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Originally Posted by Riles
Just installing 1st set of tubs - allowing first coat of glue to dry (flwg Park's instructions)..

My questions if anyone knows is :

1. If the tire flats can it be repaired ? if so, how ?

2. Can I use a sealant inside the tire to prevent flats ? like stans - if so how do I put it in ?

Finally does anyone carry a spare tire and attempt to change it in a race ? or accept if they flat they just pull out of the race ? My tubs are only for racing.....

Thanks..

I've tried repairing sew ups and its like doing abdominal surgery on a snake. Its never worked for me, theres always a bulge. I would never race on a repaired sew up.

Others swear by repairing sew ups.
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Originally Posted by San Rensho
I've tried repairing sew ups and its like doing abdominal surgery on a snake. Its never worked for me, theres always a bulge. I would never race on a repaired sew up.

Others swear by repairing sew ups.
some of us have more skill at it.
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Other people with no sewing skills just spend the money to get them repaired at https://www.tirealert.com/
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