help moldy rims!

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      when i got a flat on my front tire i pulled off the tire and noticed that my rim tape was getting old. so i went down to the lbs and picked up new rim tape, after i put it on my front i took off my back tire and took the tire and the tube off when i cut the old rim tape off the back underneath it was massive amounts of mold, is this normal what should i do?!?

    • #80970

      try cleaning your rims

    • #80971

      Hey biker1234,welcome to singltracks.com,hope you enjoy it here.

      took the tire and the tube off when i cut the old rim tape off the back underneath it was massive amounts of mold, is this normal what should i do?!?

      I would clean the rim and install the new tape and unless you ride alot in wet conditions,I dont think it’ll come back.It would’nt be a bad idea to take the tire back off again in a month or so and check it again just to make sure it’s not coming back.

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