DIY Armored Bike Tires

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DIY Armored Bike Tires

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

6 thoughts on “DIY Armored Bike Tires

  1. Anonymous says:

    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 …?

    1. helifino says:

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

      1. Anonymous says:

        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.

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