How To Install Tubular Tyres With Glue

Published on September 11th 2023


Tubular tyres, or tubs, have gone out of fashion in recent years, with most opting for clinchers or tubeless. However, they do have some benefits, most notably being more puncture-resistant, especially in terms of pinch flats. Fitting tubular tyres is quite a time consuming and fiddly job, so Alex takes you through all the steps in this video.

00:00 Intro
00:25 How tubular tyres work
01:08 What you need
01:49 New tyres & wheels
02:25 Cleaning the wheel rim
04:07 Glueing the rim
06:00 Glueing the tyre
07:19 Fitting the tyre
09:05 Aligning the tyre tread
10:46 Pump it up
12:11 Repeat for the other wheel
13:06 Summary

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