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Online tube deals?
« on: July 17, 2009, 09:13:31 PM »
Has anyone found any good online deals for tubes?  I've blown through two tubes in the past month or so and I'm tired of paying $9-12 per tube (depending on which LBS I can actually find a 29er tube). 
 
Please no "you need to go tubeless" comments.  ;)
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Re: Online tube deals?
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2009, 09:54:17 PM »
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Re: Online tube deals?
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2009, 10:31:40 PM »
the best deal ever on tubes is http://www.notubes.com/home.php

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Re: Online tube deals?
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2009, 10:35:20 PM »
the best deal ever on tubes is [url=http://www.notubes.com/home.php]http://www.notubes.com/home.php[/url]

Best deal?  $150 for tubeless kit or $5 per tube, 3 tubes in 12 months = $15.  Hmmmm.

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Re: Online tube deals?
« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2009, 10:40:32 PM »
plus when the tire rolls off the wheel you have all that sticky goop all over your hands and you need to put a tube on anyway because it wont reseal...  yep, had that happen once. lost interest in tubeless after that ;)

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Re: Online tube deals?
« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2009, 09:50:18 AM »
Please no "you need to go tubeless" comments.  ;)

You don't "need" to go tubeless, but you should.  ;)

UST, not that ghetto stuff that gets sticky goop all over your hands.
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« Reply #8 on: July 18, 2009, 10:52:25 AM »
I don't understand the whole goopy, tire off the rim comments - I never have any issue like that with stans - it is by far the best system I have ever used - I probably just jinxed myself - if you install it wrong or don't use the right rim/tire combos it wont work right - if you use stans rims, you don't even need the rubber rim strip - just yellow tape - people use stans the wrong way and then get down on it

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« Reply #9 on: July 18, 2009, 10:53:21 AM »
the best deal ever on tubes is http://www.notubes.com/home.php[/]

Best deal?  $150 for tubeless kit or $5 per tube, 3 tubes in 12 months = $15.  Hmmmm.


$150?

I just put goop in my tires - no kit needed - just yellow tape on the rim

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Re: Online tube deals?
« Reply #10 on: July 18, 2009, 10:57:17 AM »
Hi all !  I just use yellow rim tape and 3 scoops of stans in my arches . No flats in 6 - 8 months . I run 24 lbs and weigh 230 .

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« Reply #11 on: July 18, 2009, 11:06:14 AM »
Hi all !  I just use yellow rim tape and 3 scoops of stans in my arches . No flats in 6 - 8 months . I run 24 lbs and weigh 230 .

yeah - that is THE set up

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Re: Online tube deals?
« Reply #12 on: July 18, 2009, 01:11:27 PM »
the best deal ever on tubes is [url=http://www.notubes.com/home.php]http://www.notubes.com/home.php[/][/url]

Best deal?  $150 for tubeless kit or $5 per tube, 3 tubes in 12 months = $15.  Hmmmm.


$150?

I just put goop in my tires - no kit needed - just yellow tape on the rim

That link that you put up outlines to buy the $150 kit.  That's why I questioned - huh? 

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« Reply #13 on: July 18, 2009, 01:48:18 PM »
the best deal ever on tubes is http://www.notubes.com/home.php[/][/]

Best deal?  $150 for tubeless kit or $5 per tube, 3 tubes in 12 months = $15.  Hmmmm.


$150?

I just put goop in my tires - no kit needed - just yellow tape on the rim

That link that you put up outlines to buy the $150 kit.  That's why I questioned - huh?


oh - oops - I thought I was posting a link to the stans home page - I am new at the internets

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Re: Online tube deals?
« Reply #14 on: July 18, 2009, 07:50:32 PM »
whiped out on the little hill before Gator Bait/ Misery at Morris bridge and the front tire came off due to the way I fell down. Used Stans with UST tires and rims and it was a sticky mess. Ended up putting a tube on since it would not re-seal.. Just my experiance and did not think it was worth all the fuss and mess.

 

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