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Old 11-22-2012, 08:56 PM   #502
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Originally Posted by Adv Grifter View Post
Any thoughts on riding the bike hard ... and then having the sealed spokes loosen up as a result? Seems to me they are "Glued" in place ... not sure how they could move, but as you showed in above post, they do apparently move or loosen somehow.

I do rough, rocky roads at very high speed, so I'm a bit concerned about this.
Would be interested to hear opinions or personal experience riding sealed tubeless rims off road.

Thank should look great.. Doing something else to the bike tomorrow, but I'll show that off when it's complete

If a spoke ever loosens up, the glue comes off with a knife and a little patience. My bike isn't going to see dirt any time soon, unfortunately, so it's always going to be filled with 25-30 PSI and no chance of it coming loose on the bead. I think I went too fast with the initial coat of seal all, and it ended up dripping as I rotated the wheel. This is what probably caused it to open up at those 2 points. Another day past and its still at 26.5 PSI.
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