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5 Tips to Avoid Flat Tires on Your eBike or Electric Trike

Flat tires can be a nuisance, but with the right precautions, you can significantly reduce their occurrence. Here are five effective tips to keep your eBike or electric trike rolling smoothly:

  1. Regular Tire Inspection: After riding over glass, grit, or other sharp debris, stop to check your tires for foreign objects. This simple practice is often overlooked. If you find anything embedded, carefully remove it. Use a cloth to protect your hands while spinning the wheel to check for other potential hazards.

  2. Use Tire Sealant: Applying a tire sealant like Slime can effectively prevent flats. The red label line of Slime products is specifically designed for tires with tubes, sealing leaks or punctures caused by thorns, glass, nails, and other debris for up to two years.

  3. Upcycle Punctured Tubes: Recycle an old punctured tube by cutting out the valve stem and slicing it along the rim side. Wrap this around your new tube to double its thickness, creating a homemade "rim strip." This added layer can provide extra protection against punctures.

  4. Proper Storage: Store your eBike or electric trike in a location shielded from the elements. Extreme temperatures can degrade rubber, making tires brittle and more susceptible to damage. Also, store unused tubes away from direct sunlight and heat to preserve their condition.

    For assistance, contact support@perraroelectricbike.com or call (949) 414-8003.

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