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I see three possibilities: Your tire pressure is too low and you are getting pinch flats. As a reference point, with 25mm wide tires and your 74kg weight I’d use at least 6bars (600 kPa) of pressure, better 6.5 or 7. Refill every week or so. Usually with pinch flats you’ll have two holes in opposing sides of the tube, like a snake bite (hence why they are ...


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there are a few things to check: make sure the rim tape is in good condition (no tears/holes, make sure it's properly aligned in the rim) remove rim tape and check if any spokes protrude more than approx 1-2mm past the top of the spoke nipples, if they do consider shortening these spokes with a file, Dremel or the like or adjusting the spokes such that they ...


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Others have already suggested some likely explanations, which I agree with. If you're not already doing this, I suggest that you line up the labels on your tires with your valve stems. Aside from looking more "pro," this has a real benefit: when you find the punctured spot in the tube, you can map that back to the tire. This is important, because a tiny ...


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Along with all of the other excellent suggestions I'd like to add - be road aware. As you ride keep an eye on the level of road debris (along with an eye on traffic, pedestrians and everything else!) far enough in front of you that you can make an adjustment if you need to. Plan the best path for your tires. When you see tire hazards on the road - metal, ...


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This could possibly be a case of cheap low quality tyres. It is common for bikes to come new with poor quality tyres that do not have any sort of puncture protection layer. Manufacturers do this to keep the price point of the bike down reasoning that anyone that cares about tyres is likely to have their own preferences anyway. So my advice would be to ...


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