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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-03-2019, 11:27 AM Thread Starter
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tires with tubes?

Bike shop nearby said bikes need tubes though the tires say tubeless. What is the deal?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-03-2019, 11:32 AM
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Tubes needed if the bike has spoked wheels, tubes not needed on bikes with solid alloy rims.

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Thank you! I do have spokes.

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Any recommendations of a good tube to get? I am shopping around for tires as well, but have them picked out already.

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There was an article on Gadget's Fixit Page where he shows how to seal the spokes so you can run tubeless. As a disclaimer, I have alloy wheels, so I never tried it.

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