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I used Goofoff to get the glue off the rim. Worked better than paint thinner or mineral spirits. But you don't want to get any on your tire, and you don't want to use it on carbon, and you really don't want any of it to get into the joint between the tire and rim. For future gluing jobs use electrical tape on the rim to keep the glue off.

2 years, 9 months ago on Mechanical Mondays: Gluing Tubular Cyclocross Tires

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Anyone use Panaracer Glue? It's what I have, but I don't know that it will work well in this application

3 years ago on Mechanical Mondays: Gluing Tubular Cyclocross Tires

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RE "postal & discovery only did one coat" is that for road? if yes, then the relevance may be limited because there is far less roll off trouble inroad than CX because of the combination of low tire pressure and large tire patch to leverage the ground in CX. Can you clarify?

3 years, 1 month ago on Mechanical Mondays: Gluing Tubular Cyclocross Tires

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I've read several article recommending Belgium Tubular Tape in this process. I don't understand what that tape does, why I would want to use it and why it is not used here when so many are recommending it. Is the tubular tape a left over myth that is still hanging on, or is there a mechanical reason that adding tape to the glueing process could somehow increase the bond?

3 years, 1 month ago on Mechanical Mondays: Gluing Tubular Cyclocross Tires

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