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Old 12-12-2007
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A couple of solutions...

As mentioned previously, tire liners can work, but only really protect the tread, not the sides of the tube. If you cycle in an area with thorns...the sides can get punctured as well...

Slime—this stuff works. IIRC, it's a gel-like polymer compound that you pour into the tubes and then ride the bike for a bit to spread around. It then coats the interior of the tube and will form a seal around punctures. Works pretty well.
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