Repairing a puncture on the trail.

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Repairing a puncture on the trail.

Post by captinktm » Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:31 am

This is a video of how I repair a puncture while out on the trail. It's not an adv bike but all the same tricks can be used.

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Re: Repairing a puncture on the trail.

Post by daveuprite » Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:11 am

Great vid. Some really good tips there.

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Re: Repairing a puncture on the trail.

Post by micksea » Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:40 pm

good video,good to see how you modified your tools,impressive stuff

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Re: Repairing a puncture on the trail.

Post by PHILinFRANCE » Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:55 pm

:lol: Only because i didn't have a big enough hammer :lol:

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Re: Repairing a puncture on the trail.

Post by minkyhead » Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:59 pm

thanks captain ....i think id prefer a ugly stick to prop the bike up ..not sure thr shoulder method would work on your 990 :D

tbo me ccm is similar you can roll the wheel in from the rear and the tapers guide the spacers in place hasle free ...it would most deffo not work with me others the spacers would snag and drop out ..i use a bit of garden hose through the spindle to hang em on and push the hose out with the pin ..id need me two hands free to get the wheel on ...ease the spacers in ect

i dont think you would have such easy time with a150 section e09 thats for sure :D

but nice video and it looks like you have the routine for the ktm down to a tee .. some good tips

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Re: Repairing a puncture on the trail.

Post by captinktm » Tue Oct 31, 2017 5:53 am

minkyhead wrote:
Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:59 pm
thanks captain ....i think id prefer a ugly stick to prop the bike up ..not sure thr shoulder method would work on your 990 :D

tbo me ccm is similar you can roll the wheel in from the rear and the tapers guide the spacers in place hasle free ...it would most deffo not work with me others the spacers would snag and drop out ..i use a bit of garden hose through the spindle to hang em on and push the hose out with the pin ..id need me two hands free to get the wheel on ...ease the spacers in ect

i dont think you would have such easy time with a150 section e09 thats for sure :D

but nice video and it looks like you have the routine for the ktm down to a tee .. some good tips


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Ugly sick? Just more to carry.
Most guys have a centre stand on a 950, I do.
I did n't realise there were other makes of bike, with loose spacers. :P
I have been repairing my 950's back wheel punctures off road since 2003 and you are very right they are as std almost impossible, I took this up with KTM and they just said use bigger levers. Which of course is shite. But I do have a few tricks on these as well so guess I will do another vid. But in short, I grind off the lip on the wheel rim in two places, use the side stand to break the bead, and carry good levers. I also have a built in compressor to pop it back on the rim.
Thanks for your input, how about a vid doing the loose spacers bikes.

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Re: Repairing a puncture on the trail.

Post by MotoCP » Tue Oct 31, 2017 6:45 pm

Good tutorial that Captain!

I just wish the guide I had whilst riding off road in Spain last week was as accomplished.
One of the riders had a front flat and the Spanish guide then managed to consecutively nip the only two new tubes we were carrying.
He kept levering on the tyre starting from the valve and rim lock side despite my suggestion to work the other way allowing the unobstructed tyre to pull further into the rim which then requires less aggressive levering.
Before he holed the last tube I said, a warm front tyre could be even heeled on with enough feet that were standing around so lets try that before using the levers.
He didn’t have any patches so the client had to ride back on a flat front ending our day early.
I wasn’t impressed!

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Re: Repairing a puncture on the trail.

Post by captinktm » Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:27 am

MotoCP wrote:
Tue Oct 31, 2017 6:45 pm
Good tutorial that Captain!

I just wish the guide I had whilst riding off road in Spain last week was as accomplished.
One of the riders had a front flat and the Spanish guide then managed to consecutively nip the only two new tubes we were carrying.
He kept levering on the tyre starting from the valve and rim lock side despite my suggestion to work the other way allowing the unobstructed tyre to pull further into the rim which then requires less aggressive levering.
Before he holed the last tube I said, a warm front tyre could be even heeled on with enough feet that were standing around so lets try that before using the levers.
He didn’t have any patches so the client had to ride back on a flat front ending our day early.
I wasn’t impressed!
Oh yes it's a fact, that if your struggling then you aint doing it right. Well unless it's a KTM 150 rear then you gota get serious.

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Re: Repairing a puncture on the trail.

Post by Crossrutted » Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:27 am

Thanks for putting that video together. Should help a lot of people.
I've been fitting my own tyres/tubes/mousses for years, however saw a few things there I will try next time.

Especially liked the modified space saving tools. 8-)

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Re: Repairing a puncture on the trail.

Post by boboneleg » Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:23 pm

Nice video Captain :)
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