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Check out this creative re-use of an old seatbelt as an anti-puncture band for bicycle tires. [via BikeHacks]

Adam Flaherty

Adam Flaherty

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  • Anonymous

    i don’t get this … (but i willing to blame my own cluelessness): i could push a nail through a thick sheet of rubber *plus* a layer of seat-belt webbing just about as easily as i could push a nail through a thick sheet of rubber without a layer of seat-belt webbing …?

    • http://alex.s.myopenid.com/ helifino

      I bet it would work fine for staving off broken glass, which is the majority of what has punctured my tires in the past.

      • Anonymous

        i guess my feeble point is that there already is a layer of fabric of some-sort in bike tires; (there are even a fancy sort with kevlar™ in them – yes but this is cheaper)  ah well.. never-mind… just thought there was something that i was missing.