Long Term Bike Tyre Repair

Introduction

tyres that are badly worn need to be replaced. If a new tyre gets cut it may be repaired.

Step 1

<h3>Step 1</h3><p>Fold the bike tyre to open the cut.
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Small bike tyre Cuts

Fold the bike tyre to open the cut.

Step 2

<h3>Step 2</h3><p>Clean the sides of the cut with a fine file, emery board or sandpaper.
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Clean the sides of the cut with a fine file, emery board or sandpaper.

Step 3

<h3>Step 3</h3><p>Apply a drop of super-glue to the clean sides then fold the bike tyre the other way to force the edges together.
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Apply a drop of super-glue to the clean sides then fold the bike tyre the other way to force the edges together.

Step 4

<h3>Step 4</h3><p>Sand any excess glue from the outside of the bike tyre.
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Sand any excess glue from the outside of the bike tyre.

Step 5

<h3>Step 5</h3><p>Follow the steps above then reinforce the repair with stitches using dental floss
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Larger bike tyre Cuts

Follow the steps above then reinforce the repair with stitches using dental floss