Ask a Mechanic | Installing Tubeless Tires Without Making a Mess

Welcome to our Ask a Mechanic column where our expert mechanic Daniel Slusser answers your bike maintenance questions. If you have a question for Daniel, please post it on our Facebook Wall or e-mail Daniel directly at daniel.slusser@artscyclery.com. Today’s video is in response to a question asking for a better way to install tubeless tires. The advice offered here works equally well for both mountain and road tubeless tire installation.

This video is part of a new series Art’s is working on in tandem with VeloNews.com Every Thursday Art’s will have a new video up on VeloNews’ Bikes and Tech page.

Daniel Slusser is a professional bicycle mechanic with over ten years of experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from HSU and a master’s degree in history from Cal Poly. When he is not riding, wrenching, or writing he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.

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