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Rim liner of puncture resistant lining for bicycle tires

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004565D
Publication Date: 2001-Feb-06
Document File: 2 page(s) / 70K

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The present invention is a length of puncture resistant lining, with one of its sides having a sticky surface for adhering to the inside of the rim, that provides a protective lining between the vulnerable rubber inner tube and the sharp steel spoke ends. Some materials of which the protective lining may be fabricated include rubber, cloth, plastic tape, etc. The tape-like roll of protective lining comes in varying widths to accommodate all convention rim widths of bicycle tires and contains one hole to allow the protrusion of the inner tube's nozzle and air valve through the rim. The roll of cloth is simply unwound and adhered to the inside rim of the tire, sticky side in. The cyclist is now afforded a more puncture resistant tire and a longer lasting inner tube.