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Review: Muc-Off Stealth Tubeless Puncture Plugs are silent and sufficient

Review: Muc-Off Stealth Tubeless Puncture Plugs are silent and sufficient

Having a reliable tubeless puncture repair kit close to hand is important on any bike ride, as even my go-to Orange Seal won’t seal a…

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Having a reliable tubeless puncture repair kit close to hand is important on any bike ride, as even my go-to Orange Seal won’t seal a snake bite hole at the tire-rim interface that is 12mm long. That, and a 7mm long hole at the center tread, is what I was left with having foolishly gambled with just 21 PSI in the WTB Judge Tough Casing tire on the rear of my Revel Rail at Bike Park Wales. Luckily, I had installed the Muc-Off Stealth Tubeless Puncture Plug Tool inside the handlebar for this very moment. Review: Muc-Off Stealth Tubeless Puncture Plugs

Muc-Off sell the Stealth Tubeless Puncture Plugs for £30. That gets you a two-in-one puncture plug and reamer tool, 5x thin tire worms, 5x medium tire worms, 5x thick tire worms, and a knife trimming tool. The plug/reamer and knife trimming tool are designed to live inside your bike’s handlebar, each held in position by a silica expansion plug. Thus, it’s practically impossible to forget them when you go riding.

The repair kit comes with 3 sizes of silica expansion plug (17mm, 19mm and 21mm) to accommodate the differing internal widths of aluminum and carbon bars. The 19mm expansion plug was the best fit for my OneUp Components Carbon Bar .

You can pre-load your plugger tool with a tire worm, with room to stow additional thin worms around the sides

To install the tools, you need to run grips that aren’t closed at their outer edge. You need to be […]

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