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Best Before Date on Tubes
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What's the shelf life of a tube if its stored in a cool, dry, dark place?
I'm just wondering whether stocking up on tubes is a good thing if they are going to be stored for a few years.
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#2
Oxygen and UV exposure kill rubber. Moisture has little effect; in fact storing them under neutral water will keep most the oxygen away from them....

I would keep more than you need in a year. What happens if you change tire size?
Nigel
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