Tubeless... really?

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Tubeless... really?

Postby MrWilson » 04 Dec 2017 20:58

Hello!

My 2009 9 1/2 has ordinary spoke wheels. I´m a second owner, and I found inner tubes in both tyres. My mechanic also says there`s no such thing as a spoke wheels with tubeles. The user manual says they are tubeless style. What´s the truth? And if they are tubeless, do they work as they should?
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Re: Tubeless... really?

Postby mikebbikes » 04 Dec 2017 21:14

Lots of BMW have spoke wheels with tubless tyres, as have the MV Dragster, so they do exsist
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Re: Tubeless... really?

Postby corsaro chris » 05 Dec 2017 20:00

Originally they would have been tubeless, but the rubber grommets will probably have perished and the warranty fix was to put in a tube; it's the same for the Gran Passo, which is why the GP - R (with alloy wheels) is so tempting, all else being equal!

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