Constantly getting flats pkease help.

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    fdnjj6 New Member

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    I got abflat after many hundred miles and Walmart's Bell tires are the only ones that are the right size. For some reason I keep getting slash type flats. I went through 3 tubes within a week and 2 were in the matter of 1 day. The last one which went flat the quickest was where I was 99% sure it was seated properly. It had no bulge and was relatively uniform when I spun the wheel. I put the tube in the tire and then put one bead in the rim, then put the other bead on with the inner tube inside the tire. Is Bell just a crappy brand or why do I keep getting flats so quickly. The rim and tire look like they are in great shape.
     

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    Do I maybe need more psi? I run them from 30-40. I'm 135 lbs and have a heavy bike plus the engine. Are there any lubricants you're maybe supposed to put between the inner tube and rim? I'm seriously just lost as to why this happens. I go at speeds of 40mph max and corner pretty hard often. Are the tubes just not ment for that?
     
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    Nevermind I found the problem.
     
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    The rim tape covering the spokes was cockeyed and scored the inner tube eventually causing a slash type cut. Rear tire is fine now.
     
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