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Old 10-19-2019, 05:20 PM Thread Starter
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Tubeless tires

I have a 2001 volusia 800 with the wire spoked wheels. Is there a way to run tubeless tires on this motorcycle without changing the wheels? Are tubeless tires that much better in the event of a puncture and possible blowout?
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If it could be done I'd imagine sealing all the holes where the spoke go thru wheel would be quite cost prohibitive.
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This topic has been discussed many times. The short answer is it's not worth the cost or effort. There are tubeless rims on a few older models of the C50.
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So basically get new wheels, or quit being a *****? Damnit. Im gonna need new rims..
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Here's a (2006) thread related to your questions regarding sealing spoked wheels, and/or buying new alloy tubeless style wheels.

https://www.volusiariders.com/68-ven...ipped-ins.html
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You gain nothing by spending the.money, time and hassle by swapping to tubeless tires. Just ride the bike and enjoy it.
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I appreciate the responses guys. Think I'll just leave the stock tires on there.
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Just don't get a flat and it won't be a problem.


Happy I could help.
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