Introduction: Protect Your bicycle Inner Tube!

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In this tutorial you will learn how to use an old bicycle inner tube that can not be repaired.

What you need:

Old inner tube

New inner tube

Wheel

Step 1: Take the Old Inner Tube and Remove Valve Stem.

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Step 2: Cut It Along Inner Perimeter. the Cut Must Cross the Hole After Valve Stem.

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Step 3: Inflate the New inner Tube until It Just Holds Its Shape and Wrap It With Old Cut.

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Step 4: Insert a Wraped Inner Tube to Tire and Finish Installation.

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This trick wil protect the inner tube from small stones and other sharp objects.

Comments

TomV4 (author)2015-04-19

Better than discarding the old inner tube! Can this be adapted to anything else?

seamster (author)2015-04-19

Interesting idea, I've never seen this before. Thanks for sharing this!

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