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Old 06-21-2012, 01:12 PM   #56
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Originally Posted by WNCSte View Post
Rear (fortunately). Mefo Explorer, but it actually wasn't the tire but the tube.

The only thing I can see is that the valve stem ripped outta the tube, but that doesn't usually happen unless the tube has gone flat due to a hole/rip. Can't find any hole but I can't inflate the tube to help find a leak.

I dunno, but it's caused me to ride a bit more tentatively and that's never good.
I have seen the same thing on other bikes running tubes. My dirt bike now is the only thing I have with tubes. They go fast! The valve stem may have popped off as it began to slip on the way down. The hole could be small and did not damage the tire much...hard to say what it was...know the feeling!
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