How And When To Replace Tyre Sealant In Mountain Bike Wheels | The Tubeless Refresh

How And When To Replace Tyre Sealant In Mountain Bike Wheels | The Tubeless Refresh

What are the benefits of tubeless? Well, you can expect a smoother ride as you are able to run lower tyre pressures without the risk of a ‘Pinch Flat’ (pinching your inner tube). The sealant will keep you puncture-free on most small holes! They also have less rolling resistance due to the lack of friction between the inner tube and tire casing 👨‍🔬. As the sealant drys up or is lost through holes you will need to replace it. In the video, Henry shows you how to refresh your tubeless setup!

Would you borrow a wheel off Blake Samson? Let us know 👇

Subscribe to GMBN Tech: http://gmbn.tech/subscribetogmbntech

Pick up official GMBN merch: https://gmbn.tech/tq

Follow us on Instagram or Facebook! @gmbntech

Please submit your content to our uploader: https://upload.gmbn.com/tech we love to check out what you have been up to and may feature it on the show!

Watch more on GMBN Tech…
📹 https://gmbn.tech/HowToConvertToTubeless
📹 https://gmbn.tech/TechShowPlaylist121

If you’d like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here’s the link 👍 https://gmbn.tech/to

🎵 Music – licensed by Epidemic Sound
National Anthem Sweden 8 – National Anthem Worx
Dance for You (Instrumental Version) – Revel Day

#GMBNTech #GMBN #MTBMaintenance #MountainBiking #MountainBike #MTB #BikeLife #Cycling #BicycleMaintenance

Brought to you by the Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN), GMBN Tech delves deeper into the bikes, kit and technology that powers your rides!

Our mission is to help you discover, dial-in, and get the best from the latest cutting edge bikes and technology available.

If it’s off-road tech you’re after, look no further! The weekly GMBN Tech Show showcases the latest and biggest tech stories, with more besides.

Fancy some factory tours and first looks to keep you informed of how the latest tech has arrived, as well as what they do on the trail? You’ve got it. Want some in-depth maintenance videos give you the knowledge to set up, look after and upgrade what you’ve got? Yep, we’ve got them, too. Lots of ‘em. In fact, our presenting team consists of bike industry professionals with decades of experience of wrenching, writing, and working at the cutting edge of mountain biking so we can keep you informed, entertained and engaged with all the tech that drives mountain bikes forwards!

Thanks to our sponsors:
Canyon Bikes: http://gmbn.eu/Canyon
Nukeproof Bikes: http://gmbn.eu/nukeproof
Pole Bikes: https://gmbn.eu/PoleBicycles
Park Tool: http://gmbn.eu/ParkTool
POC helmets and eyewear: http://gmbn.eu/POCsports
crankbrothers pedals: http://gmbn.eu/crankbros
Ergon: http://gmbn.eu/ergon
Vittoria Tires: https://gmbn.eu/Vittoria
FSA: http://gmbn.eu/fsa
e*thirteen: https://gmbn.eu/EThirteen
Topeak: http://gmbn.eu/topeak
Garmin: https://gmbn.eu/Garmin
Muc-Off – https://gmbn.eu/Muc-Off
Mavic Wheels: https://gmbn.eu/Mavic
crankbrothers seatposts: http://gmbn.eu/8b
Douchebags: https://gmbn.eu/Douchebags

Facebook – http://gmbn.tech/gmbntechfb
Instagram – http://gmbn.tech/gmbntechinsta
Twitter – http://gmbn.tech/gmbntechtwitter

50 Comments

  1. J D on November 23, 2022 at 7:24 am

    Unfortunately Muc-off doesn’t sell that glue remover in the USA. Our ecology religion is probably the reason.

  2. Jack Marshall on November 23, 2022 at 7:25 am

    #AskGMBNTech I recently bought the Trek Roscoe 8 2020 which has Maxxis Rekon 2.8 tyres. I was wondering if it would be a bad decision to change my front tyre to a 2.5-6?

  3. KNLV on November 23, 2022 at 7:26 am

    0:37 with your eyes closed lol

  4. Louis Dion on November 23, 2022 at 7:26 am

    Didnt finish make me crinch

  5. Luke Shields on November 23, 2022 at 7:29 am

    Lol i haven’t put in new sealant in ages bc it’s expensive

  6. YoungDragon on November 23, 2022 at 7:30 am

    Figured it out

  7. carlos alvarez on November 23, 2022 at 7:31 am

    Not the same wheel that was tossed.

  8. Karson Ranck on November 23, 2022 at 7:32 am

    This guy was fun. Great to watch 👍🏼

  9. James Bond on November 23, 2022 at 7:32 am

    Hi ,
    I have put gorilla tape and the plastic rim tape on my wheel and blew it up and tested it in bath of water and there’s air coming out my spokes , I already had done wheel and it went flat after 1 day and it was same thing air coming out of spokes , what am I doing wrong ?

  10. stefano ath on November 23, 2022 at 7:34 am

    I had a punture on my new maxxis DHR tubeless set up with sealant, need to know if i want to keep using the same tire do i need to go now with tube?

  11. Lance kiroha on November 23, 2022 at 7:36 am

    hey im denis,what if my tyre gets flat and i dont have the fluid?what else can i use for emergency

  12. Radosław Poprawski(YourFriendlyNeighbourhoodExcel) on November 23, 2022 at 7:37 am

    #ASKGMBNTECH – hey guys, oi agree you made so many tubeless – related videos, why not make last one – and becouse some of the stuff is outdated and new tech is going out, new sealents, tyres, tapes and such, why not make 1 new video from scratch using most recent new tyres type new sealants, introduction to 10 most used tubeless kits and make 1 tyre of each kit and compare?
    like all-in-one full tubless encyclopedia kind of thing?

  13. Tim Rodriguez on November 23, 2022 at 7:37 am

    Mucoff sealant is junk…failed me on both tyres

  14. James on November 23, 2022 at 7:37 am

    #AskGMBNTech my bike has a hollowed out frame and there are holes near the bb she’ll close to the shock mounting point. After washing my bike I have to put it upside down for a bit to let the water drain do you have any tips of what I could do. It’s a vitus sommet if that helps

  15. Lars Halstrom on November 23, 2022 at 7:41 am

    I’ve used a rubber racquet ball and rubbed off the sealant off the beads in about 15 minutes with it.

  16. DirectorLJ on November 23, 2022 at 7:42 am

    Skip to 2:00 where anything useful starts to get said.

  17. Unbias on November 23, 2022 at 7:43 am

    Muc-off has a range of products making bicycling harmful to the environment. Avoid it.

  18. DELBOURG matthieu on November 23, 2022 at 7:45 am

    i just cleaned up my tire yesterday off the dried out sealant without using the glue/sealant removal spray, it was a nightmare but managed to seal the tire nicely.

  19. AI Party - พรรคปัญญาประดิษฐ์ on November 23, 2022 at 7:46 am

    I love you guys contents with the sense of humor : )

  20. Marcin Terlecki on November 23, 2022 at 7:46 am

    It’s time for unsubscribe. This videos turned in one big advertise 🤷🏻‍♂️

  21. Joshua Melendez on November 23, 2022 at 7:46 am

    Can I clean the junk in the tire from the dried up sealant. Of should I leave it in the tire

  22. Sam Round on November 23, 2022 at 7:47 am

    Riding today I lost a load of tire pressure, I thought it was just a big burp (was hero dirt, much more traction and schralps than usual in dry old western aus). Chucked some air in, kept riding, got home and washed bike to find air leaking out between the rim and the tire. There is slight damage to the tire on the sidewall there, none on the rim. Any idea what could have happened before I pull it appart?

  23. tigerbalm on November 23, 2022 at 7:50 am

    "Tubeless" unless u r a pro, BIGGEST HYPE in the last 5+ years! More hassle and $$$ than worth. I change my mtn bike tires and tubes at least every 2 years…never had a flat. No muss no fuss!

  24. Grant Wallace on November 23, 2022 at 7:50 am

    This is exactly the video I needed. Thanks GMBN.

  25. Head Over Bars on November 23, 2022 at 7:50 am

    "… then go to town,
    But not really, we’re in lockdown you sausage!
    That was hilarious
    lol,… Henry 🤣😜

  26. POVteer on November 23, 2022 at 7:50 am

    exactly the video i need after 2 months of home quarantine bike is stuck, probably need to check the sealant

  27. Auntie Faye on November 23, 2022 at 7:53 am

    The answer to this question is: NEVER. Because, you want to never put it in in the first place. Sealants like Slime etc. were NOT intended to be used as preventatives. They were designed to be used only AFTER you get a flat, as a way to get going again quickly. If you just dump Slime in your tires, it will eventually get into the air valve. When you add air to your tire and open the valve, if some slime gets in there as a bit of air escapes, it will dry in there, and prevent the valve core from closing completely. You will have a slow leak. Very few people suspect a leaking valve core and will be puzzled for quite some time, looking for a leak.

  28. Jackson Nichols on November 23, 2022 at 7:54 am

    Does that mean you have to de-tape, clean rim, re-tape every 4-6 months then add new sealant?

  29. Charlie Roberts on November 23, 2022 at 7:56 am

    Ive had tubeless sealant in my front wheel for 2 years and it still hasn’t dried out😂

  30. Keith Boone on November 23, 2022 at 7:58 am

    Why not pour it in before seating the tire?

  31. Shiro on November 23, 2022 at 7:58 am

    i love how he low key attack people

  32. daddymonmon1 on November 23, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Hi. I bought a specialized pitch that I had setup tubeless and I have been using it as a commuter bike to work with the occasional leisure rides for 6 months now. I live in the Philippines where its either hot or wet. Can you recommend when is the good time to do tubeless maintenance? thanks

  33. Gerald Henrickson on November 23, 2022 at 8:00 am

    I feel the 2-4 oz recomendation does not apply to any larger mountain bike tire. It offers poor protection and dries out even faster. I use 6 ounces on any tire over 1.95 width.

  34. LtEdPell on November 23, 2022 at 8:02 am

    Blah Blah Blah 2:03 Useful information.

  35. Trail POV on November 23, 2022 at 8:04 am

    Love the comedy throughout!!

  36. Nicholas Drain on November 23, 2022 at 8:04 am

    In good ole procrasination fashion. I accidently left mine in for a year….🤦‍♂️ you wanna see how dry it was. So much cleaning. Days. Never again. Let my failure be a lesson folks. 🤣🤣

  37. 2nd3rd1st on November 23, 2022 at 8:06 am

    I wonder what a sealant would look like in the wild

  38. Zac Zach on November 23, 2022 at 8:07 am

    0:37 same

  39. Phil Jones on November 23, 2022 at 8:07 am

    Really helpful. I’ve just gone tubeless on some ‘tubeless ready’ Racing Ralphs. They were so floppy on the rim it was impossible using a track pump and I had to buy a new pump, use a couple of extra wraps of duct tape over the top of my Muc-Off tape. And they seeped sealant from the side walls, so not convinced of the tubeless ready claims. However, I’ve left them 24 hours and they seem to be staying up now. I hope the effort is worth it.

  40. Hub Deep on November 23, 2022 at 8:10 am

    I haven’t changed the Stan’s sealant in my tyres for 10 months. The other day I pulled a thorn out and to my relief it still sealed. They’re not even tubeless rims 😅

  41. Jussi Tanskanen on November 23, 2022 at 8:10 am

    Pressure washer

  42. AncientGreek on November 23, 2022 at 8:12 am

    My Tyre still has some old sealant, should i remove it before adding new Fresh sealant (different brand)?

  43. doug vlad on November 23, 2022 at 8:15 am

    #askgmbntech Is it better to have mtb suspension fork stanchions that are larger? My fork only has 30 mm, and I’m a big guy. Shouldn’t a thru axle make the fork stiffer?

  44. PICKLEBOY on November 23, 2022 at 8:16 am

    Hey yall so for my tyres do i need to replace the rim tape and do i even need to take it off if im just replacing the sealant?

  45. Dave World on November 23, 2022 at 8:18 am

    Nice tyres

  46. Alex Dionne on November 23, 2022 at 8:19 am

    where in lock down you sosage 😂 that turned my bad day a little bit better

  47. Phil Webb on November 23, 2022 at 8:20 am

    Can WD40 be used to clean the old rim tape residue?

  48. Villi Darknote on November 23, 2022 at 8:20 am

    Henry has the most valuable videos!

  49. RETO VOGLER on November 23, 2022 at 8:21 am

    Dude‘s funny.

Leave a Comment