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    Presta valve and schraeder ?

    Quick question, my new 29er came equipped with presta valves and I have a brand new schraeder valve spare tube in my camel bak.
    if I get a flat will I be able to use the spare tube in the same rims that came on the bike ?
    thanks in advance !

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    I googled it and nope schraeder is bigger and won't go through rim hole

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    I guess you'll have to sell the bike now.

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    Sometimes rims have a plastic insert that can be removed to allow schraeder values to fit.
    Duct tape iz like teh Force. It has a Lite side and a Dark side and it holdz the Universe together.

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    Drill baby drill.
    "It's only when you stand over it, you know, when you physically stand over the bike, that then you say 'hey, I don't have much stand over height', you know"-T. Ellsworth

    You're turning black metallic.

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    Buy a new tube
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