Here is a short term solution on how to fix a tube without the use of glue or a patch kit. Flat tires are a common occurrence in the cycling world. Unfortunately sometimes we forget to bring along a spare tube or even a patch kit. Well, here is a quick tutorial brought to us by our friend in Africa. This video will teach you how to fix a tube for a short amount of time with nothing more than a piece of string. This might just get you out of a sticky situation one day!