Originally Posted by 5-7HEAVEN
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.
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.)