How to fold a tubular tyre

How to fold a tubular tyre


Folding a tubular tyre around the valve

Step One


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For sure, there’s no rule that says it has to be done in any specific way but achieving a neat bundle that keeps the tub ready for action, as described here, is a cycling skill worth acquiring.


Supposing the tub is being folded in order to be carried as a spare, you’ll want to find it in a useable condition when you unfold it. That means the delicate, vulnerable sidewalls haven’t been weakened by rubbing or scratching and that any glue left on the base tape from previous usage is still sticky.





Step 1: Make sure the tub is folded at the valve

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