How To Repair A Cut In A Tyre | MTB Maintenance

Published on February 10th 2018


Slashes or cuts to a mountain bike tyre can mean the end of a days riding without the right equipment. But does it have to mean the end of the tyre? There's both a long term and a short term fix for a slash in a sidewall or cut in a tyre. using a tyre boot or a slug can mean that you get to ride out the rest of the day, but isn't necessarily going to stand up to long term abuse. For that sort of repair, we're going to have to do some stitching! Here's how... Subscribe to GMBN: Get exclusive GMBN gear in the GMBN store! Now this is a lot of work and it's not guaranteed to allow your tyre to be used tubeless again...or even as a 100% guaranteed fix. If however you're the enterprising type, enjoy a good challenge to fix things and prefer to get maximum life out of your bike parts before disposing of them...this fix is for you! Give it a go and see what happens! If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 🎵Cat Walking - Yomoti - Epidemic Sounds 🎵 Watch more on GMBN... Ultimate MTB Spares:📹 Improve Your Jumping Technique: 📹 Brought to you by the world’s largest mountain bike channel, the Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN), GMBN Tech goes deeper into the bikes, kit and technology stories that help fuel your rides. Our mission is to help you discover, dial-in and get the best from the latest cutting edge bikes and technology available. With news and rumours, first ride exclusives, how-tos, the weekly GMBN Tech Show wrapping up and showcasing the week’s biggest tech stories, and more besides, if it’s off-road tech, it’s in. Every week, of every month we seek out, showcase, and ride the newest gear and innovations from across the globe in an authoritative, inspiring and entertaining way to help you get the best from your rides. And when we’re not riding, we get geeky in an accessible, easy-to-understand way about forks. And shocks. And more to help you setup and maintain your bikes perfectly. Engage with us every week on the channel and across social media – we’re here to answer every question you’ve got on mountain biking tech. Facebook - Instagram - Twitter -