Stan’s DART From Issue 93

This tool may very well save your ride someday. With the DART (that’s Dual Action Repair for Tubeless), Stan’s has completely rethought the tire plug. The DART chemically bonds with tire sealant to securely patch a hole, rather than just wedging it shut. And, unlike the longer, sharper plug designs originally developed for car tires, these ones are made with shorter plastic tips that won’t cause damage to rim tape. With a barbed-tip design, DART plugs stay securely in place. And there’s no need to trim away excess material once a plug is in place. Each DART tool has room for two plugs and can easily be refilled—use both to patch a larger gash or be ready for a particularly unlucky day. Conveniently, the back of the tool also doubles as a valve core tool. The DART may be the best 15 grams you ever add to your flat kit. $25; 15g; notubes.com

From issue 93, get your copy here.