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It looks to me from the condition of the tread like you'll be replacing the tire pretty soon in any event. It might be possible to limp along like this a while longer, using a liner or such (I've used a dollar bill in a pinch for that), but what can happen is eventually the tube will poke through the tire and when that happens it wears quickly or pinches ...


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Pull the tire. Don't just clear it of substantial debris - clear it of all debris. If there is something in there it will work though the cords. If you are into the cord then still do not give up as that is a decent tire. From the inside if you can see damage to the cord then time to get a new tire. While you have it off pull the front and rotate. ...


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You don't need to be too worried about it. From my own preference in the past, if the tire plies are not exposed, tires with mere surface damages can still last a very long time. Rubber is sturdier than what most people think. I ride a CX on MTB trails and get tires scuffed all the time. Especially if you are not doing anything intense (I assume because ...


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It does not look to me like the cords are damaged, which means the tire will still have its strength to hold the air pressure of the tube. You have three easy options. Personally I would take the last: Ignore it. It will probably last until the tire has no tread left. The cut itself will bulge a little, so this will be the point of failure of the tire. ...



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