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    Rear tires go flat on standing bikes

    I store my bikes in my garage with the front wheel on a hook and the back wheel resting on the ground. Lately, I have noticed that all of my tubed rear tires (not front) seem to go flat over a period of a couple of weeks. Why is that? Am I damaging the tubes by storing the bike sin this manner?

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    probably no damage but normally tubes do lose air over a period of time
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    Tubes will loose pressure over time. Some just loose more than others.

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    Quote Originally Posted by frdfandc View Post
    Tubes will loose pressure over time. Some just loose more than others.
    This^^^

    If it was a couple of hrs or days, then you have a pin prick in your tube probably by something on the inside or your tire.
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    Tubeless is the answer. It fixes everything plus makes you 110% efficient.

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