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Tubeless tyres

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JENSEN:
Hi.
Comming from BMW I'm not use to tube wheels, so is it safe to put a tubeless tyre, with tube of course, on the rims on my Tiger from 2019. Front rim is not MT type rim I have noticed.

tauzero:
In most cases yes - I believe there are some tubeless tyres that shouldn't be used with tubes but haven't actually encountered any.

AvgBear:
Originally Posted by JENSEN Front rim is not MT type rim I have noticed.With a tubeless tire on a non-tubeless style rim you don't get the benefit of the bead locking into the safety-bead of the (tubeless-style) rim.
The old-style rim leaves you with old-style problems of tire not remaining attached to rim in the case of a severe puncture.
Otherwise -- it fits and works (just not optimum).

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