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jonny10
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puncture repair kit

Post by jonny10 on Sat 17 Jun 2017, 12:35 am

Another puncture few days ago and I'm down to my last tyre plug and no Co2 cannisters left. 
Its a pretty crap kit that I have, the reaming tool is one of those wire ones (like a coat hanger) that's a real b'stard to use.
The plugs seem to shear very easily and I've wasted a few during previous repairs & none of the local bike shops seem to stock plugs of any kind, never mind the full kit. 
Anyone recommend a good kit?
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Re: puncture repair kit

Post by hh_12345 on Sat 17 Jun 2017, 9:36 am

Rema tip top offer a kit that has plugs sold separately  available(online), but I have not used it and the tool in the kit seems to be of the type you described. Their products for bicycles are flawless.
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Re: puncture repair kit

Post by Beresford on Sat 17 Jun 2017, 12:07 pm

I put a set together consisting of one of these puncture repair kits



and one of these 12 volt compressors



and a 1" lightweight ratchet strap for seating the bead.


The total cost is about £17 on ebay and it all fits in the underseat space along with the toolkit.
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Re: puncture repair kit

Post by wornsprokets on Sun 18 Jun 2017, 12:20 am

Johhny 10, i bought a kit from horsepower.ie(in meath) i havent used it yet so i cant tell if its a good one or not. He also sells cannister seperately....
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Re: puncture repair kit

Post by eternally_troubled on Fri 23 Jun 2017, 8:13 pm

I've also used (with success) one of those 'sticky rubber string' kits similar to the one that Beresford posted a picture of.

Personally I also agree that you are better off buying a little under-seat compressor than using those CO2 cannisters. If you want to keep using the cannisters then they are just soda-siphon bulbs (I believe) like these: https://www.amazon.co.uk/iSi-Soda-Syphon-Cartridges-Pack/dp/B002VJSSQG
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Re: puncture repair kit

Post by jonny10 on Tue 27 Jun 2017, 11:33 pm

Yip, that kit and compressor Beresford has looks the business. The reamer tool looks a lot better, sturdy, design than the crap wire one that I've got and I like the stringy plugs too. Time to browse

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