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Old 12-20-17, 10:08 AM
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rifraf
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Originally Posted by JohnJ80 View Post
I'd be very nervous with this setup especially in the front. If it fails, the results could be catastrophic which would be serious false economy. There is no way to know that it won't fail this way.

None of the components were designed with this in mind and the manufacturers would, I'm sure, emphatically warn you not to do this.

J.
Thanks for your concern.
Its a stop gap measure and I'll revisit a purchase decision of proper tubeless rims/tires next winter if the setup lasts that long.
For the tour I'm speculating about, I'll take a couple of tubes with me in case of a major failure, and will ride accordingly.
I'll be towing a trailer with around 20 litres of water so won't be going very fast, assuming the BB7's keep working
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