Mountain Bike Action Bike Hacks: Protect Your Spare Tube
How to Protect Your Spare Tube
Whether you carry your spare tube in a hydration pack or strap it to your bike, exposure to the elements—sharp multi-tools and supplies inside a backpack or dirt, rocks and debris when attached to a frame—could potentially cause a premature puncture.
Use this helpful tip to keep your spare tube clean and protected prior to use.
• Inner tube
• Plastic wrap
Step 1: Fold tube to the desired shape.
Step 2: Wrap tube with plastic wrap.
Step 3: Place tube in a hydration pack or secure to bike.
Step 4: Now Go Shred!
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