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Old 09-09-2006, 02:13 PM   #9
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Location: Las Cruces, NM or thereabouts
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Originally Posted by TipOver
Most offroad is done with tube tires. Bend a rim to the point it will not hold a good bead (to retain air) & you get a long walk. In the desert or the mountains that can also be a dangerous long walk if you are by yourself.
Good point, I may be more likely to run over a mesquite bush than bend a rim so tubeless might be better for me.
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