Author Archives: Chris S

Himalayan: Out of the Western Sahara

Himalayan Index Page With back up from Mark in a 4×4 sat alongside Colin on a Nikon, we set off for the 1100-km ride from Assa through the Western Saharan interior to Dakhla via Smara and the Digtree (left), a … Continue reading

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Himalayan: Impressions at the edge of the Sahara

Himalayan Index Page Just got to the desert about a 1200 miles in. Two wheels on my wagon and the Himalayan still humming along. Hard to believe it hasn’t missed a beat running down from Malaga over the High Atlas and … Continue reading

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Himalayan in Morocco: High Atlas

Himalayan Index Page Has it really only been six days in Morocco? Seems like ages. A few photos from the ride so far. Balleria: €83 open-return at the counter. Nice boat mister. Gibraltar: Rule Brexannia! Big advs as far as the … Continue reading

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Tubeless DIY ideas: adhesives, tapes

Tubeless Conversion Index Page Outex pads and tape I belatedly came across Outex sealant tape which a mate has been using on his TTR for years. As with many of these DIY methods, some get on with it, some don’t … Continue reading

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Tubeless: professional spoke rim sealing

Tubeless Conversion Index Page These two methods are the only professional spoked wheel options I know of available in the UK. In the US Woody’s Wheel Works have been sealing rims for years, but even they admit it’s a tricky … Continue reading

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Tubliss and similar tubeless cores

Tubeless Conversion Index Page Updated April 2019 Systems like the US-made Tubliss liner are primarily made for dirt bikes running low-psi. They are not recommended for highway use in the US by the manufacturer, most probably due to homologation issues rather than safety. But … Continue reading

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About Tubeless Tyres & Wheels

Tubeless Conversion Index Page Tubeless rims are more commonly solid alloy wheels with a lip or ridge (left) to help locate and seal the tyre bead securely on the rim. This lip is also considered a safety feature which stops the tyre coming … Continue reading

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