How to repair a torn sidewall on the road or trail


Here at Bicycle Times we love getting out and exploring by bike, whether its on a road, trail or something in between. And while tubeless technology has eliminated pinch flats, it can’t help when a catastrophe strikes. A torn sidewall usually means the end of a tire’s lifespan, but you’ll still need to get home somehow.

Western Bikeworks has a great how-to video with some tips for getting yourself out of trouble with a torn sidewall by using a tire boot. Watch and learn — after all, the best rides are out of cell phone range!

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Check out a lot more great how-to videos on the Western Bikeworks YouTube channel.



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