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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2012 9:57 pm 
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Can it be done? Seems Ive bought a tubeless green wildgripper for the back and a normal one for the front, fronts fine, but want to run the back (tubeless) with a tube?


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2012 9:58 pm 
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Yes you can run tubes in tubeless tyres with no problems


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:00 pm 
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yes, can be done.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:03 pm 
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Any trick to getting the tube to stay in and get the bead on to the rim, Ive already managed to split a new tube with a tyre lever after 15mins of trying! :cry:


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I normally pump the tube up until its takes shape when i fit tyres.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:32 pm 
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Bit of air in the tube to get it into shape

Fairy liquid (other washing up liquids are available) around the bead of the tyre & edge of the rim will lubricate it making it easier to pop the bead on

Tubeless tyres are a tight fit by their nature


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Thanks, will have to try the fairy liquid as the tube was pumped up, just to get the shape, had trouble, even with the pedros levers!


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 9:17 pm 
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I'm also using tubeless wildgrippers with tubes, they were no longer holding air tubeless and I wanted to get my monies worth out of them. I get them mostly on using finger power/manipulation and then go and do something else for twenty minutes and then have another go.


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