Tubeless tyres a mystery to one in four cyclists, with road riders the most confused

Muc-Off launch tubeless help guides to coincide with puncture survey results

A CanyonSRAM mechanic repairs a tubeless tyre using a Muc-Off product
(Image credit: Muc-Off)

Tubeless bike tyres remain a mystery to one in four cyclists, according to data from cleaning and maintenance brand Muc-Off. 

Popular among pros and off-road cyclists, tubeless tyres do not require an inner tube, and are instead secured with sealant, making them more puncture resistant.

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.