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Orange Seal Rim Tape

Taping road tubeless wheels isn’t difficult, but there are some things you can do to make it easier, and make it work better. Fortunately, I had some Orange Seal rim tape (thanks Orange Seal!) on hand when it was time to re-tape my Reynolds AERO 65 DB. This video is both a how-to, and a review of the Orange Seal tubeless tape.…

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Fixing a Leaky SUNringlé Mulefüt Rim

First off, massive apology for the audio quality on this video. I have no idea what happened with the mic setup, but I messed it horribly. Hopefully you can look, or hear, past that (because I wasn’t going to tear it all apart :)) and appreciate the content. This video addresses how to fix a leaky SUNringlé Mulefüt fat tire rim. Apparently Hayes is totally down with manufacturing “tubeless ready” rims that…

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Waxing, or re-waxing, a bicycle chain

I use a slightly different method to wax/re-wax chains than I’ve seen from other guides out there. It’s a simple, one-step, process that has served me very well both in convenience and chain longevity. While it’s possible that there is a marginally better approach to doing it, the easier the process is, the more likely we are to actually do it :).…

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Making Tire Boots

Whether you’re riding with tubes or rocking a tubeless setup, having boots in the saddle bag should your tire get a hole big enough that the inner tube will peak out, is critical. While you can buy these, it’s much more economical to make them out of an old or damaged tire.…

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Mount a Stubborn Tire Without Tools

Mounting tires, especially road tubeless tires like the Continental GP5000 TL, can be a massive challenge even with tools. But, what if you don’t want to use tire levers or a jack to get a troublesome tire on the rim? This is a quick tip outlining something that I’ve found to work really well for those stubborn tires.…

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