Old 09-26-19, 07:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Clythio View Post
Considering you don't use that special pair of "race wheels" too much, how long can be the glue service - traditional stuff like Conti Carbon or Mastik-1 - be considered reliable?
What would be a recommended time - in years or months - to remove, clean excess and glue again, if the tire is good and everything is looking good?
Having cleaned glue off rims before, if you can avoid it, that is best.

I had a tubular tear on me once, so I had to clean the glue off to get the tire off. Once started, I had to go all the way until the rim was completely clean. It was a lot of work. There are plenty of solvents out there, but they soften the glue. There is still plenty of elbow grease involved to get it off.

Then you have to make sure the rim is clean of those solvents.
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