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by Nickjaxe
As the title says.....anybody on here converted their spoked wheels to tubeless....with proper tubeless tyres of course?

I always prefer tubeless tyres for mainly they are far far better reliably, but to less extent they are weight-saving....and also the fact that in the unlikely event of a small penetration simply get you home fixes at slow speed can work.....of high speed with less simple roadside fixes.

My Triumph T100 has spoked wheels and I have recently become aware of tubeless conversions.....some are purpose-made and others are based on the commercial kits but DIY.

I would love to hear your views if you have experience on this subject or have considered it?

Nick in the UK.
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by tridentt150v

Heaps of info on the RAT site
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by Nickjaxe
Originally Posted by Andy Higham
Tubeless tyres need a completely different rim profile
Some say other wise.
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by Deadstiffcatt
Perhaps look at it this way:
I'd like to put tubeless tires on a rim with 41 holes in it. What could possibly go wrong at 70mph?
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