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Old 31-03-2005, 02:59 PM
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Hi,

I've discovered that my tubeless tyre is leaking air between the tyre and the wheel rim, I don't believe the rim is damage because there was no problem before the bike was laid up for the winter and it hasn't turned a wheel since.

What would you do;

A/ Try a puncture sealant, that goop you put in the tyre, or
B/ Get a tube fitted or
C/ Something else altogether?

It's only leaking from one section of the rim. Any advice is appreciated.

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Old 31-03-2005, 04:46 PM
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could be ally oxide on the wheel rim get the tyre off and clean the rim with a wire brush it should sort it out
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could be ally oxide on the wheel rim get the tyre off and clean the rim with a wire brush it should sort it out

Second that, had the same problem a while back...cleaned the rim..instant cure
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Cheers Guys,

I don't have the equipment to get the tyre off but I managed to push the bead away from the rim and get a scouring pad in there and it seems to have done the trick.
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