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They are also solid one-piece tires made by Tannus (http://www.tannus.com/#tires) and AmeriTyre ( http://www.amerityre.com/our-flat-free-products/bicycle-tires) that will replace the whole tire and inner tube. One thing to consider with these kinda of tires is that the depth of the rim must be meassured properly otherwise the tires will roll-off the rim if ...


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Try using a different pump. I had the same problem and couldn't find a leak, replaced the tube and still had the same problem. Eventually I tried a different pump and no problems. The pump I had must have been damaging the valve.


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I think this is the tip of a major crime wave. We will look back on this as the very first instance of The Great Tube thief. With her cunning and guile she will continue to evade detection as she travels the world stealing inner tubes, willy, and quite literally, nilly. Whether they are beautifully crafted, lightweight sleek handcrafted latex tubes, with ...


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You should mount the tire first and inflate second. Tubes are not supposed to be inflated outside tires, they will behave like balloons but the material they are made of is not as stretchy.


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Occam's razor says that you should try the simpler/null hypothesis first, in this case that your tube wasn't stolen. There are two alternate hypotheses that you should test: 1) Are you sure that you had one in the first place? Perhaps you were running tubeless and never knew it? 2) Are you sure the tube is actually gone? One thing that can happen (either ...


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To me too weird to be a prank. Take a tube is the not what I would pick as a prank. Why? Pretty simple they needed a tube and decided to steal yours. If they were a pure thief looking to steal what ever they could they would have taken the whole wheel as they were actually more exposed (more time) by replacing the wheel. Another remote why is to delay ...


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Perhaps someone was playing a prank on you. It would be very easy (less than a minute) to deflate the tube, cut it, then pull it out. You actually wouldn't need to touch anything else on the bike and depending on the tire size, might not even need to remove the tire. I have used cut tubes as a "tie-on" bungie cord in several instances, so it's also ...


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That's pretty funny. Here's my guess... Why: Seems like someone found themselves in need of an innertube and convinced themselves that, under the circumstances, it would be okay to take yours (also consider that this may be a prank). How: By removing the rear wheel, it would be easy to remove the tire, pull the tube, put the tire back on, and install the ...



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