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Re-sealed the stans wheels last night...what a fuggin mess. Never rolled tubeless before, needless to say I'll have 2 tubes in the pack...

Stans works if done properly but the learning curve for sealing a tire is tricky. Much easier if you have a compressor and can pump it up rapidly like seating a car tire.

Also make sure you role it around after inflating to make sure it coats the whole inside.

I have had it seem like it's not working after a decent puncture and I'll top off the air and gently roll the tire around and the leak will stop.

Remember to add some periodically too.. I think they recommend 6 months. I go a year and i'm fine.

Carrying a spare tube is never a bad idea though.

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Yea they seem ok, holding pressure 2 days now, I followed the Stan's videos. I'll still be carrying tubes :lol:

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Yea they seem ok, holding pressure 2 days now, I followed the Stan's videos. I'll still be carrying tubes :lol:

Those wheels on the Yeti, do they have Hope hubs?

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Pretty sure they are Stan's hubs. I have a nice set of Easton Haven's I was thinking of putting on. Has the brand new updated freehub body as well

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Pretty sure they are Stan's hubs. I have a nice set of Easton Haven's I was thinking of putting on. Has the brand new updated freehub body as well

oh ok.

I have a set of Stans ZTR and they have hope Pro2 hubs.

Sweet ass hubs those are

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bought a pair of these for my Rails to trails bike. the CX tires are so heavy. Hopefully these are tough enough.

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Serge, what brakes did you settle on?

Still running the Tektros, but switched pads to the Kool Stop salmon colored pads (slide right into the Tektro holder, which is a clone of the Dura-Ace holder). Much better braking Very happy with it for now. May upgrade the calipers later, though.

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bought a pair of these for my Rails to trails bike. the CX tires are so heavy. Hopefully these are tough enough.

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They've held up great on the wife's commuter bike. She runs over everything, glass, rocks, etc... and they barely have any marks on them.

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I'm actually dead set on getting out for my first ride of the year when I get home tonight...

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Been riding my road bike for a while and decided to give my mtb some love, new tread switched to SRAM XO components and went tubeless and also rebuilt the BB/Headset/Hubs with new grease and bearings.  Rode it on the trail earlier in the month and it rode well.  I think it might be time to get a new crank though.  Thinking of swapping out my Hayes HFX-9's in favor of a set of Magura Marta SL's I have sitting around but I'm not sure if I want to since the haye's do their job for the most part....

 

 

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Finally got the yeti out...This bike is awesome, plenty of little things i need to do but off to a great start with this one..

Definitely not down with the 1x10, getting the front der back on asap, also putting a shorter stem on and going back to shimano pedals as well....

 

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