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    Oojufink

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    To new tube or not new tube ?

    Post by Oojufink on Sat Apr 11, 2015 8:04 pm

    Puncture in my front tyre this morning. I got the tube out and put a bicycle patch over the puncture hole from a thorn. Checked the inside of the tyre and there is not a thorn left in the tyre, put it back on and it's holding air now......but.....should I just go get a new tube to put in it just to be sure?
    I was thinking of putting some of that puncture goo in the innertubes to help prevent this happening again. What do you think?
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    crm250dude

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    Re: To new tube or not new tube ?

    Post by crm250dude on Sat Apr 11, 2015 8:06 pm

    mouses
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    steve

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    Re: To new tube or not new tube ?

    Post by steve on Sat Apr 11, 2015 8:26 pm

    Ive used that goo stuff in the past and from what I could tell it done the job.
    Of course you never know if you've had a puncture or not, But one day the tyre when flat instantly.
    It was like if the goo had given up and all the puncture's I,d collected over the past few months let go the same time Laughing
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    shocker

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    Re: To new tube or not new tube ?

    Post by shocker on Sat Apr 11, 2015 8:39 pm

    I'd say mend it properly, stick a new tube in and then carry the repaired one to put in next time you're unlucky enough to have a punture
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    wolfy

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    Re: To new tube or not new tube ?

    Post by wolfy on Sat Apr 11, 2015 9:14 pm

    shocker wrote:I'd say mend it properly, stick a new tube in and then carry the repaired one to put in next time you're unlucky enough to have a punture

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    JTM525

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    Re: To new tube or not new tube ?

    Post by JTM525 on Sat Apr 11, 2015 9:46 pm

    I'd leave it in til you change the tyre but make sure you got one in your bag incase it does go pop on the trail!
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    dai 530

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    Re: To new tube or not new tube ?

    Post by dai 530 on Sat Apr 11, 2015 9:48 pm

    Continental ultra heavy duty tubes Very Happy There the dogs bollock but  a bit expensive
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    crm250dude

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    Re: To new tube or not new tube ?

    Post by crm250dude on Sat Apr 11, 2015 11:10 pm

    Gotta give AB motorcycles a plug here - was talking with him today - AC10 with a Michelin mouse £150

    Oojufink

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    Re: To new tube or not new tube ?

    Post by Oojufink on Mon Apr 13, 2015 8:06 am

    Is that £150 for both front and back?
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    dai 530

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    Re: To new tube or not new tube ?

    Post by dai 530 on Mon Apr 13, 2015 8:20 am

    I would say no as a mousse is about £90 each

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