Ask Bicycling: How Many Times Can I Patch a Tube?


If you’ve been tossing your inner tubes after the second patch job—or never patching them at all—we’ve got good news. You can safely patch a tube multiple times, depending on your riding style and road or trail conditions, which is a boon to your wallet and the environment.

Watch this video to learn whether there are more miles left in your current tube.

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