Slashes or cuts to a mountain bike tyre can mean the end of a days riding without the right equipment. But does it have to mean the end of the tyre?
There’s both a long term and a short term fix for a slash in a sidewall or cut in a tyre. using a tyre boot or a slug can mean that you get to ride out the rest of the day, but isn’t necessarily going to stand up to long term abuse. For that sort of repair, we’re going to have to do some stitching! Here’s how…
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Now this is a lot of work and it’s not guaranteed to allow your tyre to be used tubeless again…or even as a 100% guaranteed fix. If however you’re the enterprising type, enjoy a good challenge to fix things and prefer to get maximum life out of your bike parts before disposing of them…this fix is for you! Give it a go and see what happens!
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