As title im new to tubeless,so be gentle, all was well until 3 miles , yes 3 miles into the ride , i went over a stony section and within 30 seconds i could feel id punctured, stopped and i could see the sealant bubbling out the sidewall , the cut /hole is only a few mm but the sealant couldn’t do anything and eventually i ended up walking back to the car 🙁 .
so as im a tubeless newbie, can the sidewall be repaired and whats the best sealant as the one i used didn’t really do a lot apart from making bubbles !
cheers in advance
edit , the tyres a WTB trail blaster TCS,Only got a 100 miles on it so dont really want to bin it
yup, patch on the inside should be fine for a couple of mm. Any bigger and you can stitch them up then patch. I’ve used dental floss rather than fishing twine. No idea if one’s better, but they both work, it seems.
Start and finish on the outside of the tyre so the inside is tidy, patch over the top of the stitches on the inside as if you’re doing a normal tube repair.
I holed the side of a Maxxis ikon on some fencing wire and just cleaned up the inside of the tyre and patched from the inside. It held up fine until I swapped the tyres out, even surviving a swap from front to rear.
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