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Slime Inner Tubes

sobeitjedisobeitjedi Posts: 36
edited August 2018 in Road general
Has anyone tried these out? ... AQAvD_BwE#

I cycle on some roads where I'm prone to a puncture - are these worth the investment?


  • joe_totale-2joe_totale-2 Posts: 1,133
    Waste of time.

    The fact is, punctures happen very occasionally and sometimes it doesn't matter what preventative measures you have taken. The best thing you can do is carry a spare tube and the tools you need to change a tube.

    I assume you're British, we all ride on the same roads and manage without gimmicks like slime filled tubes.
  • Yes, British - thanks for the reply. I'll give them a miss then.
  • I had one fitted to my bike when I bought it second-hand. The slime did stop a puncture when a large thorn penetrated my tyre. However I continued to use the tube after repairing it with a patch but eventually the valve got gunked up with the slime and I had to chuck it out anyway.
  • I think they work more for lower mtb pressures but for high pressure road tyres.. they do nothing except add weight and spray censored everywhere when they puncture
  • Tubeless tyre thread>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
    I'm sorry you don't believe in miracles
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