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Just last night, as I go to bed, I hear a hizzing sound like someone is pumping chemicals into my apartment.

I turn on the light and my front tire deflated. This is the second time this has happened after putting 100's of miles on a tire/tube/wheel.

Are tubes supposed to just leak and die like that? Or is there a way to prevent this? I'm just glad it happened last night since I was going to race on these wheels this weekend.
 

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Could be the same thing that happened to me. I had a tiny cut, about 1/8", that has been giving me problems. On my last ride, I changed the tube and finished without incident. I checked the tire afterward to see if it was holding air, and the pressure was fine. The next night I noticed it was flat. Turns out that tiny cut was the culprit, as it passed through the casing.
 

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But why?

CleavesF said:
Just last night, as I go to bed, I hear a hizzing sound like someone is pumping chemicals into my apartment.

I turn on the light and my front tire deflated. This is the second time this has happened after putting 100's of miles on a tire/tube/wheel.

Are tubes supposed to just leak and die like that? Or is there a way to prevent this? I'm just glad it happened last night since I was going to race on these wheels this weekend.
What you haven't done is tell us why the tube went flat. Was it a cut, a puncture, a patch failure, a valve failure, etc? Until you know why it flatted, there's no point in talking about it.
 
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