Originally Posted by RaystheBMW
Does anyone else feel "safer" just putting a tube in a tubeless rim? I've been having issues with my Y-spoke front wheel needing air once a week or so due to a small bent spot on one side that was blowing tiny soap bubbles. I finally gave in and got a tube installed for some extra peace of mind. I'm not springing $700+ for a new rim!
I do. Tubes are pretty inexpensive and give another layer of protection. Of course, I have Lesters. Not a good idea to run these w/o tubes.