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I found it! After careful inspection of the tire I found a small piece of glass stuck into it: It's sharp side was facing the tube. Here is the place where it was stuck: On the internal side of the tire you can see a little hole: It was hard to feel this little thing by hand. But when I pumped the tire and rode, creating high pressure, this sharp ...


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You mention "It fit a bit big so I just shrugged it off and kept it". If the tube is the correct size for the tire, it should fit without needing to fold, shrug nor stretch. When you install the tube, it is advised to inflate it just enough for it to take shape, and no more. If you put too much air in a tube that is outside a tire, there is nothing ...


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If your tyre says 700x28c, that means your wheel has 700c of diameter and your tyre is size 28. You should buy a tube that perfectly fits this, and this is very easy as because tubes have, in the box, the diameter of the wheel they were made for, in your case 700c, and the range of the tires they are made for. So if the tube says 24-26 that is ok for you, if ...


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I suspect strongly that the valve is gummed up with sealant. From the photo it looks like you may be able to remove the "core" of the valve. That would allow you to either clean it, or replace it. The core is the silver part that is screwed into the brassy looking part. Otherwise, if you can't blow the blockage into the tube with a pump, and the tube ...


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It could be an bad valve. I had a run of flats on one bike and was sure it was something wrong in the wheel. Turns out I hadn't replaced the tubes in a long time so the tubes I installed were also old. Both failed where the stem meets the tube. The pressure needed to be high and it took about 45mins to go flat.


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I had tire busts when I used tubes that were pre-filled with Slime: they burst within an hour to a day of installing them. When I switched to standard tubes and then added Stans No Flats liquid they were fine. This happened twice to me: very strange. I always use Stans in my wheels: either MTB tubeless or commuting/road bike tubed. Is a bit of a hassle with ...


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Not sure what you mean by "popping", are you talking about literally exploding or just getting a cut/pinch/slow leak/etc? Knowing what the hole looks like could help point to some cause. If you've had 4 flats while hanging I would guess something is cutting into the tube. I'd try a different tire or pick up a tube from somewhere else and try it out.


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So I guess there are two parts, cause and how to fix it, so first causes: No rim tape - sometimes new bikes won't have rim tape, and the tube can get slightly cut on spoke holes, if you don't have rim tape, put some in, it will save you in the long run Rim has something sharp on it - rarely you might find that a rim has a little bit of metal sticking out ...


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If you haven't already done so, I would try tightening it back up all the way, then unscrew it again, just to see if that loosens it up. I had something similar happen a while back while using a CO2 canister. Couldn't get the thingamajig to press in, so after trying to manually press it in with my thumb, I then tried pushing on it with the side of the CO2 ...



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