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Ok , I just went tubeless. It was great everywhere but in the loose sandy corners. I wrecked once from the tire just coming out from under me and almost another time. Its the same trail I always ride at and have never had that problem. With tubes I ran 40psi , and with tubeless I started out at 28psi. I weigh 185 so I thought I would start alittle more on the tire pressure than recommended .I run a Nevegal on the front and and a SB8 on the rear. Any thoughts?
 

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h8w8in said:
Ok , I just went tubeless. It was great everywhere but in the loose sandy corners. I wrecked once from the tire just coming out from under me and almost another time. Its the same trail I always ride at and have never had that problem. With tubes I ran 40psi , and with tubeless I started out at 28psi. I weigh 185 so I thought I would start alittle more on the tire pressure than recommended .I run a Nevegal on the front and and a SB8 on the rear. Any thoughts?
That is a huge pressure change but it may or may not have caused the problem. If you changed tread patterns, tire size, construction it will handle differently.
 

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Like shiggy said...

huge pressure change, but likely not the cause of the problem. Handling in sand is most affected by tread pattern, tire width, and, believe it or not, bar width. I guess the big burning question is, have you changed tires, either width or tread design? Also wich end of the bike let go, the front or rear? Sand can be pretty tricky to ride in, so a little more info would help some. If the only thing that has changed is the pressure in the tires, then I'd say try upping the pressure a bit in our tubeless set up and see if that helps.

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