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Old 01-06-2012, 09:06 AM
worksmanFL worksmanFL is offline
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Default Re: Extra tire protection!

Originally Posted by 5-7HEAVEN View Post
My nearly-new tire tube ripped @ the valve. It was the heavy-duty thick one. I felt bad just throwing it away. Instead, I cut out the valve and slit the tube all the way around on the inside. Then I wrapped the defective tube around the new tube and reinstalled it onto the rear wheel.

Extra protection!
Thats a Grrreat Idea!

Thanks for sharing!

The same exact thing happened to me with the other valve - Presta.

(I probably messed it up on my own as I didnt know you needed an adapter for a rim with a Schrader Valve hole opening.)

Thanks again!

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