Fancy a masterclass on going tubeless? Then listen up! Let Ben Deakin, aka Deakinator, show you the ropes from start to finish with our Tubeless Setup Kit. 

Watch a masterclass from the man himself

Here's what you'll need

How to setup your new tubeless tyres

  • STEP 1: Remove all old rim strip or tape and clean rim.
  • STEP 2: Make sure the rim is clean and dry before applying tape.
  • STEP 3: Get the tape from the packet and line it up from the opposite side of the valve.
  • STEP 4: Start by unwinding a small amount of the tape and pressing it down using your thumb or finger to hold pressure down.
  • STEP 5: Continue to hold while you pull back on the tape and stick down tight once you have a few cm on the tape will stick and holding is no longer needed.
  • STEP 6: Continue the entire way around the rim (if it has a big concave in you can pull and wiggle the tape to fill any edges)
  • STEP 7: Overlap the tape by roughly 10 – 15cm
  • STEP 8: Leave a small amount unstuck so that you can cut the remainder off
  • STEP 9: Once cut sketch and pull the tape down to create a seal
  • STEP 10: Go around the rim with your thumb to make sure there is no air pockets or messed areas.
  • STEP 11: Once your happy with how it looks using a small pin locate the valve hole and cleanly pierce the tape ready for the valve
  • STEP 12: Grab your tubeless valve and remove the lock ring and o ring
  • STEP 13: Chose the right rubber fitment for your rim tape and insert valve into rim
  • STEP 14: Refit O-ring and Lock ring making sure you lock the valve in (don’t go to tight or could damage the rubber)
  • STEP 15: Re-fit your tyre of choice carful not to damage the tape (by using tyre levers)
  • STEP 16: Inflate tyre to create a fit (should hear some popping around the rim)
  • STEP 17: Release Air and remove valve core using the spare valve cap
  • STEP 18: Grab the sealant pouch and give it a shake
  • STEP 19: Unscrew the cap and fit on the valve in a up right position
  • STEP 20: While holding the pouch spin the wheel downward so that the pouch is now upside down
  • STEP 21: Insert the sealant by rolling the pouch down
  • STEP 22: Spin wheel back up right and remove pouch
  • STEP 23: Reinsert valve core and inflate to your pressure