Yes, DIY conversions are not easy and are messy to change tires.akindo said:Hi guys,
I'm thinking to switch to tubeless using Stans NoTubes conversion for my Mavic CrossRide 2010 rims. I change tires every once in a while, depending on whether I'm going to a wet XC race or dry trails. Isn't this going to be hugely inconvenient with tubeless, as I'll have to mess around with messy sealant and also have to wipe it (or scrape?) off the tires I take off, then re-apply it when using those tires again? I guess I can re-use some of it in the new tires to try to keep cost down?
Also, how quickly does the sealant dry up on the rim? Do I have to remove it before fitting a new tire? How do I do it?
Thanks for any input!
One of the (minor) reasons I prefer UST spec tubeless rims and tires used without sealant. Tire swaps are quicker than when using tubes.