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08-15-22, 07:29 AM
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Posted By enargins

I'm not doubting that this is what may have...

I'm not doubting that this is what may have happened. I'm only questioning why, if the tire slid off the rim, allowing the tire to balloon out and pop, that I didn't see it do it, since I was...
08-14-22, 05:36 PM
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Posted By enargins

Very possible it was operator error and not a...

Very possible it was operator error and not a faulty tube. Still, as noted, I did check the bead and was watching the tire the entire time (though only one side) and didn't see anything.
Even though...
08-14-22, 05:34 PM
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Views: 451
Posted By enargins

Kai Winters noted above that he experienced...

Kai Winters noted above that he experienced bursting at the valve due to faulty tubes. Just FYI.

Thanks for the info about hookless rims.
08-14-22, 05:19 PM
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Views: 451
Posted By enargins

I understand what you're saying here. Still, the...

I understand what you're saying here. Still, the tear was along the seam, on both sides of the valve, at the very outside of the tube.
If the tire had come off the rim, causing the tube to expand...
08-14-22, 05:05 PM
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Views: 451
Posted By enargins

Thanks. That's good to know! This tube was...

Thanks. That's good to know!

This tube was also a couple of years old, and had been sitting in my closet the whole time. I wonder if that had anything to do with it? Shouldn't have, but who knows....
08-13-22, 11:22 PM
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Posted By enargins

Well, the force of the pop had pushed the tire...

Well, the force of the pop had pushed the tire off the rim. But, yes, what was left of the tube was still inside.
08-13-22, 08:48 PM
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Posted By enargins

Tube exploded while filling!

So, I put a brand new tube into my tire. Filled it up to about 20 psi. Checked the rim all around. Bead was securely in the rim on both sides. White stripe around tire was even to the rim all around....
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