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Should I use slime-filled inner tubes or anti-puncture lining?

Liners are far superior to Slime tubes, and they weigh a bit less even when adding the weight of the tube and liner together. Then you have to add more slime into the tube every 3 months and in doing ...
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What tube should i use for my new bicycle with the 27'' tire?

Look on the side-wall of your tyre for a number in the format xx-yyy or possibly reversed to be yyy-xx. This is the ETRTO naming standard for tyres. I guess yours is 48-584 as an example; substitute ...
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Why did both of my inner tubes blow out on a new bike I've only put 4 hours on?

Blowouts are a mystery. For example, when riding rim brake bikes in mountainous terrain, when braking downhill, the tire can blow out, destroying the tube. It is known that pressure inside the tire ...
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Why did both of my inner tubes blow out on a new bike I've only put 4 hours on?

I would say that old or degraded inner tubes may split like banana peelings due to (over)heating. This is something that happened to me once. I rode an old road bike with old tires and tubes and also ...
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If I can't find the hole causing a flat tire, do I need to replace the tube?

I actually kept adding more air. The wheelbarrow tire size is 3.50-8. I added air until the rubber was so tight I thought it would pop. Well... I added Dawn dishwashing liquid, kept submersing and ...
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Bike repair put a 700-20 tire on my 700-25 road bike, should I replace it?

Road bikes often have Presta valves. These have an "acorn nut" on top which needs to be loosened to allow the stem in the middle to push into the valve under finger or air pressure from the ...
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