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Texas Sandbur / Puncturevine

irish from Macomb, MI on 6/15/2022 3:06:50 PM:
Just curious - I read the Nebraska website and they recommend a puncture resistant or solid tire for the trail. Based on your experiences riding this trail, how bad is the sandbur this time of year and have you ridden the trail with normal tubed bike tires? Thanks for your insights!

 
Opedaler from NE Ne on 6/18/2022 10:00:42 AM:
I’ve bee told you have two options if you want to ride the trail regardless of timing1) tubeless with slime, or tires with liners AND Thorn resistant tubes with or without slime in the tubes. Where we ride it liners have served us well. This time of year the thorns are less of a problem but still exist.