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Tubeless DIY sealing ideas

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 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 I know people … 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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Tubeless: OEM Spoked Wheels

Tubeless Conversion Index Page As adventure motorcycling evolves, more and more flagship models are running ‘adventure-look’ spoked wheels, usually with an ‘off-roady’ 21-incher on the front, but designed to run tubeless. The Africa Twin is a baffling exception. These days manufacturers do … Continue reading

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Enfield Himalayan: desert ready

Himalayan Index Page Supported by While I was dodging the winter under the shady mangroves of the Coromandel peninsula (right), Simon-with-a-workshop quietly worked on my Himalayan, like a gnome chipping away in a pink rock-salt mine. The long list included: Bolt-ons Move … Continue reading

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Electric, 2×2 and riding UBCO’s utility bike

Are we ready for electric motos? Probably not, but I did a twitter poll  and it looks like we certainly want them. I’ve always liked utility bikes (‘ag bikes’, ‘farm bikes’) where functionality is measured in terms of load carrying and off-road … Continue reading

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