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I hear people talk about it all the time. Is it just for tubeless or is there some other product that helps resist flats for tubes too? There does not seem to be a Stan's site or I am too dumb to find it.
 

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Stan's tubeless is not just about puncture resistance, or being able to run lower pressure for better traction, or reducing weight on your bike, it's all three!

Stan's is more reliable than UST. You'll also hear of people trumpeting "ghetto tubeless," a homemade brew of tire sealant, and that's cool too, although a Stan's kit isn't that expensive.

Like clipless pedals, it's one of those things that if you ride long enough, you're going to want to adopt onto your bike to improve performance.

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I hear people talk about it all the time. Is it just for tubeless or is there some other product that helps resist flats for tubes too? There does not seem to be a Stan's site or I am too dumb to find it.
 

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boston310 said:
I hear people talk about it all the time. Is it just for tubeless or is there some other product that helps resist flats for tubes too? There does not seem to be a Stan's site or I am too dumb to find it.
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TunicaTrails said:
Stan's tubeless is not just about puncture resistance, or being able to run lower pressure for better traction, or reducing weight on your bike, it's all three!

Stan's is more reliable than UST. You'll also hear of people trumpeting "ghetto tubeless," a homemade brew of tire sealant, and that's cool too, although a Stan's kit isn't that expensive.

Like clipless pedals, it's one of those things that if you ride long enough, you're going to want to adopt onto your bike to improve performance.
Ghetto tubeless doesn't only refer to the use of homebrew sealants, but also the use of rim strips made from cut tubes. Frequently ghetto tubeless conversions use Stan's sealant, but not Stan's rim strips, which run $40 or so each, and many claim aren't as effective at sealing a tire bead to the rim as a ghetto tubeless rim strip.
 
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