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Jackie Jackie
9/16/2016 5:13 AM

It is worth it? I'm getting a flat tire for literally twice for month and it's pissed me off. I was looking for some new tube and I discovered the rim tape so I consider the question.. It is really worth it or no?

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NotoriousBKN NotoriousBKN
9/16/2016 5:40 AM

I always thought rim tape was like a standard thing. It came with my rims. I highly recommend rim tape because if you are tweaking your spokes, or you land extra hard, your spokes could literally stab through your inner-tube. It's a good investment in my opinion

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Jackie Jackie
9/16/2016 5:48 AM

Thanks, I appreciate it. I will order with new a tube smile

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sXeBMXer sXeBMXer
9/16/2016 8:07 AM

I don't see why it would hurt either. Some might say it is unnecessary for BMX. It is definitely standard in the MTB world

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grumpySteve grumpySteve
9/16/2016 10:38 AM

I've never not had rim tape, it's a standard thing on all bikes. I'm surprised you don't get blow outs constantly if you don't use one

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ropez ropez
9/16/2016 10:58 AM

I use tape (which u tape your fingers with). Works great!

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DanTheBikerMan DanTheBikerMan
9/16/2016 1:55 PM
ropez wrote:

I use tape (which u tape ...more

It really does! It's a bit thicker then standard rim tape. It gets the job done.

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adamnmexican adamnmexican
9/16/2016 5:58 PM

I use electrical tape lol

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DanTheBikerMan DanTheBikerMan
9/16/2016 7:48 PM
adamnmexican wrote:

I use electrical tape lol

Haha that works too. I have Kevlar rim strips on both my wheels.

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lukebmx12 lukebmx12
9/17/2016 4:47 PM

Get some for sure. It works great and it's cheap to get installed at bike shops if you can't do it yourself. So why wouldn't you?

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