Split Tire? How To Get Home - GCN's Roadside Maintenance Series

Published on January 13th 2014


A split tyre is a cyclists nightmare and is often the end of the ride. Get back on the road and get home with GCN'S latest How To. Follow GCN on YouTube for more: http://gcn.eu/gcnsubs Splitting a tyre will happen to most cyclists at some point. It often happens if you're riding worn tyres, or if you puncture on something sharp. When you have a split tyre, simply repairing the puncture is not enough to get home. If you don't address the split, you'll puncture again, and again. If you're carrying a tyre patch with you, now is the time to use it. If not, we've got a few methods using food wrappers or the natural world to get you home without puncturing again. Music: Ugly Duckling - I Want To Believe: http://gcn.eu/1hhAkqC