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I had a nail in my rear tire. I plugged it for the time being but it's still leaking through the spokes. Anyone know if it has a tube? Seems weird if so. Would also need the size.
 

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I had a nail in my rear tire. I plugged it for the time being but it's still leaking through the spokes. Anyone know if it has a tube? Seems weird if so. Would also need the size.
Yes, the wheels contain inner tubes. You'll have to patch the tube or get a new one.

I would suggest to convert to tubeless since you already have a puncture. The Outex conversion system is tried and proven among other spoked wheel bikes, easy to install, and would be a good corrective action to prevent future occurrences.

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Or get your friendly Tyre shop to pop a new (Generic non triumph supplied tube) in for a tenner if the old one cant be patched.
 

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Here are my options. Recommendations?

16" Type A*=*TR-87*(Center metal 90-degree valve)
FITS: 120/90-16 / 130/90-16 / 140/90-16 / 150/80-16 / MT90-16 (P/N - 55944)16"

Type B*=*TR4 Offset
(Harley Davidson) 150/80-16, MT 90-16, MU 85-16 (P/N - 83791)16"

Type C*=*TR6, 100/90-16, 3.25-16, 3.50-16 (P/N - 86864)16"

Type D*=*TR4
3.25-16, 3.50-16, 100/80-16, 100/90-16, 90/90-16 (P/N - 39504)
 

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Here are my options. Recommendations?

16" Type A*=*TR-87*(Center metal 90-degree valve)
FITS: 120/90-16 / 130/90-16 / 140/90-16 / 150/80-16 / MT90-16 (P/N - 55944)16"

Type B*=*TR4 Offset
(Harley Davidson) 150/80-16, MT 90-16, MU 85-16 (P/N - 83791)16"

Type C*=*TR6, 100/90-16, 3.25-16, 3.50-16 (P/N - 86864)16"

Type D*=*TR4
3.25-16, 3.50-16, 100/80-16, 100/90-16, 90/90-16 (P/N - 39504)
You’ll need one of the top 2 for REAR tires. TR-87 has 90degree valve stem. TR-4 has straight stem. The other two are too small for back tire, but fit the front.
 

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90 degree elbows look ugly to me. I like regular TR4.

I don’t think I would trade a tube for a possible leak at each spoke with that kit. That’s just my opinion.
In these tight wheels , I'll take the 90 every time. I like them and if that's what someone wants to point out as ugly , more power to 'em.
 

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Just ordered a new tire and tube.Not sure if I am posting in the correct area but anyone have the instructions to take off the rear wheel also with torque settings to put it back?
 

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Just a quick piece of related advice - don't fit a tubeless type tyre with an inner tube. Some tubeless tyres have raised internal ridges that will wear through a tube and cause it to deflate.
 

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Just a quick piece of related advice - don't fit a tubeless type tyre with an inner tube. Some tubeless tyres have raised internal ridges that will wear through a tube and cause it to deflate.
You’ve seen this first hand? I ask because many Triumph models run Tubeless tires with a tube and have never seen any issues.
 

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I'm in the same boat. I have mix matched for decades and haven't had any issue. I've always heard if you run a tube in a tubeless tire to drop it down in the next lower speed rating (that was on the tire) due to heat concerns , which makes sense. But I have never personally had any failure due to running a tube in a tubeless tire.
 

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Just ordered a new tire and tube. Not sure if I am posting in the correct area but does anyone have the instructions to take off the rear wheel also with torque settings to put it back?
This. Anyone? A video perhaps?
 
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