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    650B - 27.5 mtb tubes in Durham or Toronto GTA?

    I know I can use a 26" tube but I want actual 650B tubes. I find 26" tubes make it a bit harder to install a tire, especially when the tire is a tight fit.

    I am experimenting with 650B wheels and different tires on my bike so tubeless is not approriate.
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    Re: 650B - 27.5 mtb tubes in Durham or Toronto GTA?

    I use 26" tubes on my 29er quite easily. Trick is to put just enough air in the tube that it holds its shape while your installing the second tire bead. I also do it because Im a cheap bastard with a stockpile of tubes from my 26er days.

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    I was probably trying to install with a smaller 26" tube. It looked a little small despite saying some measurements up to 2.1. Maybe I will look for a "bigger" 26" tube that looks bigger and/or has larger measurements listed. Still, it would be good to find the correct sized tubes.

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    just go tubeless and the problem disappears!
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    Testing fit of different tires so tubeless not convenient.

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    We have them in stock at Cycle Solutions now.

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    Ok thanks. I will keep that in mind.

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    The internet always has them. Just saying...

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    Norco, I guess Live to Play Sports now has a listing for them and a bunch of tires in their book so I'm sure dealers all have access to them now.

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    Yep, Norco has a ton of the Axiom ones, and Lambert has a ton of 'Evo' ones. Any store should be able to get them relatively quickly if they're doing orders this time of year.

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